Temporary Suspension of Umrah for Saudi National and Residents

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An official from Interior ministry reported that they are temporarily Suspending Umrah for Saudi National and Residents. Sad news for people who were planning to visit Makkah and Madinah but it is a necessary step to avoid any coronavirus outbreak. More details and source below.

Temporary Suspension of Umrah for Saudi National and Residents

Saudi Arabia is taking extra measures to avoid any COVID 19 outbreak. The extra measures are coming out after the first person got reported positive. The Country’s Government is also taking border control and quarantined 70 people who made contact with the first infected person.

There are also guidelines for GCC Citizens and Residents who want to enter Saudi Arabia. Full details on this news here.

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