Saudi Arabia to hold very limited Hajj this year due to Coronavirus pandemic


Saudi Arabia has announced that it will hold a very limited Hajj this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, with pilgrims from all nationalities residing in the kingdom, allowed to perform it.

The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and the Umrah yesterday said, this decision has been taken to ensure that Hajj is performed in a safe manner from a public health perspective while observing all preventative measures and the necessary social distancing protocols to protect them from the pandemic and in accordance with the teachings of Islam in preserving the lives of human beings.