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Hajj Policy 2021: Saudi govt allows only 60,000 vaccinated residents to perform Hajj

Hajj Policy 2021: Saudi govt allows only 60,000 vaccinated residents to perform Hajj
June 12, 2021

RIYADH (92 News) – The Saudi Arabian government announced the Hajj Policy 2021 on Saturday.

According to the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, only 60,000 pilgrims will be allowed to perform the Hajj this year only from citizens.

“In light of what the whole world is witnessing from the continuing developments of the coronavirus pandemic and the emergence of new mutations, Hajj registration will be limited to residents and citizens from inside the Kingdom only,” the Saudi Hajj ministry announced on Twitter.

It added that only people aged between 18 and 65 who have been vaccinated will be able to take part. "Those wishing to perform Hajj must be free of any chronic diseases."

On May 23, 92 News had broken the news about Saudi Hajj Policy 2021.