Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

9 Feb 2019

Saudi Arabia issues more than 3.6 million Umrah visas

JEDDAH: The number of Umrah visas issued this year has reached 3,683,961, of which 3,244,785 pilgrims have arrived in the Kingdom, according to data provided by the Hajj Ministry. There are 456,133 pilgrims still in the Kingdom, with 313,669 in Makkah and 142,464 in Madinah. Most pilgrims — 2,880,635 — came to the Kingdom by air, while 339,313 entered by land and 24,837

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