Good news for those who want to perform Umrah, Saudi Arabia has relaxed the rules for pilgrims by exempting vaccinated visitors from the quarantine requirement.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, the Saudi Arabia government has also made a big announcement for pilgrims to issue them the Umrah visa for 30 days now.
As per the announcement, Umrah pilgrims who have administered both doses of the approved vaccines will be exempted from the condition of quarantine.
The Saudi Arab’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced that the pilgrims will now be able to reach Makkah directly and perform Umrah.
And, the visa period for Umrah pilgrims has also been extended to 30 days, the ministry added.
The announcement further said that foreign Umrah pilgrims over the age of 18 will be issued Umrah visas in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Saudi Ministry of Health.