Meeqat ready to receive pilgrims for Umrah and here is the guidance


Meeqat ready to receive pilgrims for Umrah. The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance announced on 1st October 2020 (Thursday) the completion of the preparation of timings to receive pilgrims and pilgrims coming to the Sacred House.

Meeqat ready to receive pilgrims for Umrah

The ministry confirmed that it had taken many precautionary measures to prevent the outbreak of the new Coronavirus, including sterilizing surfaces and toilets around the clock, sterilizing carpets in all mosques at timings, and placing stickers with a distance of 2 meters between each worshiper.

The Ministry called on all those wishing to perform Umrah to obtain a permit from the “Umrah” application, in addition to adhering to several controls, including downloading the “Tawakulna” application, and adherence to the Ihram places designated in the Meeqaat.


The ministry’s directives for pilgrims included adhering to the signs of social distancing between individuals, wearing a mask before entering the mosque, and bringing the pilgrim to his own prayer rug, in addition to adhering to the places designated for prayer inside the mosque.


Source: Akhbaar 24, 2020

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