Saudi Arabia allows women to get registered without mahram for Hajj
Saudi Arabia has started registration for the aspirants of Hajj, reported 24News HD TV channel on Monday.
According to the Hajj policy, only Saudi citizens and foreigners living in the kingdom can perform Hajj this year same as the previous year. Saudi Arabia announced three packages for the pilgrims, allowing the women to register for Hajj without a male guardian (mahram).
The registration started on Sunday and will remain open till June 23.
In its registration guidelines issued for this year's Hajj for domestic pilgrims, the Saudi Ministry of Haj and Umrah said women did not need to have a male guardian to register, and could do so along with other women.
The ministry’s tweet reads, “Those wishing to perform Haj will have to register individually. Women can register without a mahram (male guardian) along with other women.”