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Hajj and Umrah: Saudi Arabia’s initiatives to facilitate pilgrimage experience for Indian Muslims

The Brew News Team   Thu 28 Dec 2023    

The official “Nusuk” platform, known for its user-friendly features, is one of the most effective solutions launched by Saudi Arabia in collaboration with the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah and the Saudi Tourism Authority. Over the past year, the Kingdom […]


Saudi tourist visa holders now allowed to perform Umrah

Brew Admin   Sun 14 Aug 2022    

Riyadh: The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced that those who obtained tourist visas and commercial visas will now be allowed to perform the Umrah pilgrimage during their stay in Saudi Arabia. This facility is available for citizens of […]


Makkah Grand Mosque gets ready to receive Umrah pilgrims

Brew Admin   Tue 03 Aug 2021    

Makkah – The Technical and Service Authority at the Grand Mosque in Makkah has intensified its preparations for the Umrah season. Sterilisation and perfuming processes of the Grand Mosque and its outdoor parks are going on round the clock to […]


‘COVID immunized’ Muslim pilgrims converge in Makkah during Ramadan

Babar Siddiqui   Fri 16 Apr 2021    

After temporarily halting pilgrimage last year during the COVID crisis, Saudi Arabia has allowed pilgrims for Umrah this year. According to reports, only pilgrims who are immunized will be eligible for permits to perform the pilgrimage and to attend prayers […]


Saudi opens borders to foreign pilgrimage, 10,000 fly in to perform Umrah

Brew Admin   Sun 01 Nov 2020    

Around 10,000 international pilgrims arrived in Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, after a hiatus of seven months, after the Islamic pilgrimage was halted due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in the Kingdom and worldwide. According to Deputy Minister of […]


Saudi opens Grand Mosque to residents, prayers offered on Holy Kaaba site after nearly seven months

Brew Admin   Mon 19 Oct 2020    

Saudi Arabia opened Sunday Islam’s holiest site for prayers for the first time in seven months, and expanded the Umrah pilgrimage to accommodate 15,000 worshippers as it relaxed coronavirus curbs. Mask-clad Saudi citizens and residents of the kingdom were allowed […]