The authorities of the kingdom over the past three years, due to the coronavirus pandemic, have limited the number of pilgrims to perform the hajj.
Saudi Arabia has lifted restrictions on the Hajj due to the coronavirus pandemic. This was stated by the Minister of Hajj and Umrah of the Kingdom of Tawfik Al-Rabia.
“The number of Hajj pilgrims will return to pre-pandemic levels, there will be no age restrictions,” the head of the department said.
According to the minister, hajj missions from all over the world can now once again enter into contracts with any authorized company for the provision of services in Saudi Arabia.
“Together with our partners, we launched the NUSK platform to facilitate the procedures for the arrival of pilgrims,” added Al-Rabiya.
The authorities of Saudi Arabia over the past three years, due to the spread of COVID-19, have limited the number of pilgrims for the Hajj.
Hajj is a pilgrimage to Mecca to the shrine of Islam, the Kaaba. Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. Every devout Muslim should make a pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in his life, if his physical health and financial condition allow him.