Posted by : Aahil Shaik Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Indonesia cancels Hajj pilgrimage to its People this Year over Corona Virus

The Ministry of Religious Affairs of Indonesia has announced the cancellation of the Hajj for its people this year due to the concern over the corona virus pandemic (Covid-19). Most Viewed : Kiswah - The black cloth of Holy Kaaba




According to the Indonesian Minister of Religious Affairs, Fakhr Al-Razi, the decision to cancel the pilgrimage trips this year was taken due to the spread of Corona virus and the continued restrictions on travel.

- About 221 thousand Indonesian pilgrims was scheduled to reach Hajj pilgrimage this year in Saudi Arabia, as per the ministry 90% of them have already applied for the travel. Recommend : Meezab-e-Rehmah is smallest piece of the Holy Kaaba, Made of pure gold

- For most Indonesians, Its a once in a lifetime event as the average wait time for the country is 20 years due to a quota system.





- The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia announced earlier the suspension of Umrah and the visit until further notice. Read : History of Silver and Gold doors of Holy Kaaba

- The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah asked Muslims all over the world to be patient in making any contracts to perform the Hajj pilgrimage until the vision becomes clear.




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