Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

12 Apr 2021

No repeat of Umrah in Ramadan

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced on Monday that pilgrims would be granted permit to perform Umrah only one time during the holy month of Ramadan, which begins on Tuesday.

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11 Apr 2021

King orders to shorten taraweeh prayers to 10 raka’ts at Two Holy Mosques

Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, head of the Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, said that the taraweeh prayers will be shortened to 10 raka'ts from 20 raka'ts, and that will be strictly in compliance with the precautionary measures and preventive protocols, prepared by the presidency and other relevant agencies involved in serving the pilgrims and ensuring their safety from coronavirus.

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