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Announcing the names of 60,000 residents of Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj rituals today


Today, Friday, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia announces the names of the official candidates for citizens and residents of the Kingdom to perform Hajj this year, estimated at 60,000 pilgrims, due to the continuation of the Corona virus pandemic for the second year in a row. According to Okaz.


The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah also announced the launch of the second phase of registration in the electronic path of Hajj, starting from 2 pm on Friday, local time (GMT +3). The ministry confirmed, in its account on “Twitter”, that the final acceptance depends on the availability of requirements, standards and available places. .

With the approach of the Hajj season, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah revealed aspects of the plan to transport pilgrims in religious sentiments. In the same context, the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque announced the completion of all organizational, service and health preparations aimed at providing the best services to the pilgrims upon their arrival at the Grand Mosque during the Hajj season. Hajj this year.


Statistics issued by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah showed that the number of people registered in the electronic track to register domestic pilgrims has reached 558,270 pilgrims since the start of registration on the third of Dhul-Qa’dah until its closure yesterday evening.


The ministry stated that the percentage of males registered reached 59%, while the percentage of females was 41%, while the percentages of those registered, according to age groups, were as follows: less than 20 years, 3%, 21 to 30 years, 26%, and 31 to 40 years 38 From 41 to 50 years old, 20%, from 51 to 60 years old, 11%, and over 60 years old, 2%.


In a related context, Dr. Hani Jokhdar, Deputy Minister of Health of Saudi Arabia, revealed today the latest developments of the Corona virus in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, explaining that patients with chronic diseases and pregnant women cannot perform Hajj this year, because they are more vulnerable to infection with Corona during the Hajj season.

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