Saudi issues Umrah guidelines for Qatari pilgrims

Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday that its welcoming Qataris who are seeking to perform the Umrah rituals this Ramadan. It added that it has dedicated an online platform for worshippers from Qatar.

The Ministry of Haj and Umrah explained that Qartaris are required to register their information on a dedicated website. Qatari travelers have been able to register through the portal since 2017.

They will then be required to travel though the King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah or Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah.

The facilities provided by the Kingdom to Umrah pilgrims are under the orders of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, the ministry said.


The Ministry affirmed that the Kingdom is honoured by hosting the Umrah and Haj pilgrims from all over the world.


Umrah weekly-monitoring indicator recorded arrival of more than 5,971,334 (5.9m) people intending to perform the rituals of Umrah.

On the other hand, the indicator put the number of visas issued, for the time being, at as many as 6,571,997 (6.5 million), Spa reported.

The Umrah-related initiative is among the main objectives of the Kingdom Vision 2030, aspiring to attract over 30 million Umrah performers

Source: Khaleej Times