In a historic first, Saudi Arabia accommodated 13.55 million Umrah pilgrims in 2023. The Minister of Hajj and Umrah. Dr Tawfiq al-Rabiah stated this while addressing the third annual Hajj and Umrah Services Conference in Jeddah. He announced that ..
Qatar Charity (QC) organized a new Umrah trip for 20 of its sponsored orphans in Ghana, within the framework of the Rofaqa Initiative. The trip lasted for 8 days and was full of religious, cultural, and educational programs. In this context, Yo..
The new visas, available for single or multiple entry, can be obtained online, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said on Twitter. Saudi citizens can now invite friends from around the world to visit Saudi Arabia and perform the Umrah pilgrimage on a ..
Saudi Arabia is gearing up to receive as many as 10 million overseas Muslims to perform Umrah or minor pilgrimage in its new season, a TV report said. Al Arabiya TV quoted unidentified sources as saying that the kingdom is preparing for a huge Umr..
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has warned the pilgrims against eating exposed food. The Ministry's warning came while revealing several methods pilgrims must adhere to while eating food in order to protect their health. Pilgrims should pay ..
The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), through the Department of Communicable Diseases of the Department of Infection Control, announced that all the vaccinations required for Hajj or Umrah are available free of charge in all of its 31 health ce..
Minister of Tourism Ahmed Al-Khateeb described the performance of the Saudi tourism sector during the first quarter of 2023 as unprecedented and historical in terms of the number of visitors and amount of tourism spending. “Over six million ..
Move will allow pilgrims to use their credit cards for a variety of transactions Saudi Arabia has announced that all types of international credit cards will now be accepted for purchases by Hajj and Umrah pilgrims within the Kingdom. This new ..
Easy directions and transportation options provided for pilgrims visiting Grand Mosque The Saudi Ministry of Interior has issued a new guide for pilgrims and worshippers to ensure their security and safety during the last 10 days of Ramadan. Th..