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- ASIAN COUNTRIES IN TOP LIST OF SENDING UMRAH PILGRIMS
PAKISTAN, INDONESIA & INDIA SENT MOST OF THE PILGRIMS FOR UMRAH THIS SEASON
According to Saudi Press Agency report, More than 2 million Umrah pilgrims arrived in Saudi Arabia during this Umrah season as the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah issued a total of 2,386,346 umrah visas. Trending : Guidelines for expats arriving in Saudi Arabia
Out of which a total of 2,002,857 umrah pilgrims arrived in Saudi Arabia to perform their Umrah rituals. For now there are 468,241 pilgrims are in Makkah (326,886) and Madina (141,355). while 1.5 million Umrah pilgrims already left Saudi Arabia after peforming Umrah.
1. Pakistan tops in the list of Umrah pilgrims with 558,139 pilgrims. Recommend : Saudi Arabia employed its first Robot employee in government office
2. Indonesian pilgrims in second place with 362,038 pilgrims.
3. Indian pilgrims are in 3rd place in the list with 267,318 pilgrims respectively.
4. Malaysia sent 127,385 pilgrims and 4th in the list. See Also : Simple guide for Hajj
5. Yemen is in 4th in the list with its 99,588 pilgrims as per the Ministry.
- United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, Algeria, Turkey are also in the list of top 10 countries. Read : Few unknown facts about Makkah
- Nearly 9,634 Saudi officials and employees including women are working hard to serve the pilgrims at various Umrah companies said the Ministry.