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Saudi Arabia Warns of Suspicious Websites Promoting Hajj

Saudi Arabia Warns of Suspicious Websites Promoting Hajj

Saturday, 7 May, 2022 - 04:45
Worshippser perform Friday prayers at the Grand Mosque. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia's Hajja and Umrah Ministry warned on Friday against suspicious Hajj websites.


It tweeted that it will soon announce the necessary procedures to submit a Hajj application for pilgrims inside the Kingdom on its official website.


In April, the ministry said it would be raising the number of Hajj pilgrims from inside and outside the Kingdom to one million in wake of the easing of the coronavirus pandemic.


It added that pilgrims under the age of 65 must have taken the necessary COVID-19 vaccines recognized by the Saudi health ministry.


All pilgrims must submit a negative PCR test 72 hours before their departure to the Kingdom.


It stressed the need for the pilgrims to abide by all preventive measures as they perform the holy rituals.


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