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Saudi Arabia has received the first number of pilgrims from outside the kingdom since 2019

Saudi Arabia has received the first number of pilgrims from outside the kingdom since 2019

On Saturday, Saudi Arabia received the first pilgrims from outside the country, for the first time since the outbreak of the Kovit-19 epidemic, prompting authorities to restrict rituals for residents of the country and prevent the arrival of Muslims. Around the world in the last two years.

Saudi Arabia is preparing to allow one million Muslims to perform the Hajj inside and outside the country this year, as announced last April.

Pilgrims from Indonesia arrived in Medina on Saturday in the west of the kingdom and traveled to Mecca to visit the Prophet’s Mosque and prepare for the upcoming pilgrimage in the coming weeks.

“Today, we have received the first pioneers of pilgrims from Indonesia this year, and flights from Malaysia and India will continue,” Mohammed al-Bijawi, deputy secretary of the Ministry of Hajj and Adult Affairs, told government-run Al-Qaeda. -Akbaria Channel.

He continued, “After a gap of two years due to the epidemic, today, we are delighted to receive pilgrims from outside the Kingdom,” and “we are happy and fully prepared.”


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