Saudi Ministry Hajj Umrah issues Umrah SOPs for pilgrims
Riyadh: Saudi Ministry Hajj Umrah issues Umrah SOPs for pilgrims. The first phase of Umrah payment for locals will start from October 4. According to the details, in the Saudi Ministry issues Umrah SOPs for pilgrims, it has been made mandatory that the pilgrims must get permission before performing Umrah.
The pilgrims will make a booking through a special mobile app before paying Umrah. Booking from the mobile app started today, September 27. Media player poster frame A time of 3 hours has been allotted for Umrah pilgrims. In the first phase, 6,000 people will be able to perform Umrah daily. The pilgrims will be brought to Masjid-ul-Haram by special buses.
Under SOPs, visitors will be required to comply with anti-SOPs. Special preparations for Umrah pilgrims by the Saudi government The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has decided to allow other countries, including Pakistan, to perform Umrah from 15 Rabi-ul-Awal. The ministry said the announcement would be made in view of the situation.
It should be noted that in Saudi Arabia, the Masjid al-Haram administration is continuing preparations for Umrah pilgrims and those who come to the Masjid al-Haram for prayers. Has been done under precautionary measures. Organizers must distribute pilgrims in the Tawaf area around the Kaaba to decrease overcrowding
while adhering to a 1.5-meter distance between each person. Organizers at the Holy Mosque must ensure that pilgrims are distributed on all floors of the Saee (ritual walking between Safa and Marwa) and place track lines to maintain social distancing while ensuring that the grounds around the Kaaba and Saee are sanitized by cleaning crews before and after each group performing Tawaf. Touching the Holy Kaaba and Black Stone will be prohibited, barriers will be set to prevent reaching the sites and the mosque’s carpets are to be removed to allow pilgrims to use their personal prayer rugs instead to decrease the chances of the spread of any infection. Food will not be permitted in the mosque nor will it be allowed on the mosque’s grounds.