Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

16 Feb 2019

Ministry: More than 3.8 million Umrah visas issued so far

JEDDAH: The number of Umrah visas issued this year has reached 3,896,580, of which 3,454,398 pilgrims have arrived in the Kingdom, according to data provided by the Hajj Ministry. There are 431,293 pilgrims still in the Kingdom, with 297,147 in Makkah and 134,146 in Madinah. Most pilgrims — 3,069,062 — came to the Kingdom by air, while 357,165 entered by land and 28,171

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