More than 100,000 Umrah pilgrims arrive through Jadidat Arar port during current Islamic year

Monday, January 23, 2023

More than 100,000 pilgrims have used the Jadidat Arar land port in the Northern Border region to enter the Kingdom from Iraq to perform Umrah since the start of the Islamic year.

A digital service system used at the port provides the best customs facilities, and procedures are easy and accessible to enrich the religious experience of pilgrims, Saudi Press Agency reported.

The Islamic year started on July 30, 2022 and this year’s Hajj will begin in June 2023.