Posted by : Aahil Shaik Monday, June 22, 2020
Hajj 2020 to be Held with Limited number of Pilgrims (Citizens and Expatriates) from Saudi Arabia
The Ministry of Hajj announced the Hajj pilgrimage this year 1441 to be held with very limited numbers, for those who wishing to perform Hajj rituals with different nationalities who are inside the Kingdom.
In light of the persistence of this pandemic, the seriousness of the outbreak of infection in gatherings, human crowds, and movements between countries of the world, and the increase in global infection rates, it has been decided to establish a Hajj pilgrimage this year 1441 (2020) with very limited numbers for those who wishing to perform pilgrimage rituals for different nationalities, who are inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
- In order to ensure to establish a ritual safe in a healthy manner, that meets the requirements for prevention and the social separation, necessary to ensure the safety and protection of the human being from the threats of corona virus pandemic, and to achieve the purposes of Islamic law in preserving the human soul, God willing.
- The government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and it is honored to serve millions of pilgrims every year, to confirm that this decision comes from its constant concern for the security and safety of the people of the Two Holy Mosques until their return to their countries.
- We ask God - Glory be to Him - to protect the countries of the world from this pandemic, and to protect humanity from all harm. He is capable of everything.
- As the world is witnessing an outbreak of the new Corona virus in more than 180 countries around the world, the number of deaths affected by nearly half a million deaths, and more than 7 million infections around the world.
Based on what the Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has indicated, About the continuing risks of this pandemic, the lack of vaccine and treatment for people infected with Corona virus around the world, and to maintain global health security, especially with the high rate of infections in most countries according to reports issued by international health research bodies and centers, and the seriousness of outbreaks of infection and injury in human populations that make it difficult to provide spacing Safe among its members.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, based on its constant concern to enable the guests of Allah, to perform the rituals of Hajj and Umrah with health and safety, has been keen since the onset of the emergence of Corona infections, and the transmission of infection to some countries; To take precautions to protect the guests of the Most Gracious, by suspending the arrival of pilgrims and taking care of the pilgrims present in the Holy Land; Whereas, this decision was met with Islamic and international blessing for its great contribution in confronting the pandemic globally, and in support of the efforts of countries and international health organizations to limit the spread of the virus.