Hope rises as Saudi prepares to revert to quota before pandemic *Raises daily capacity of Umrah pilgrims to 100,000 ~ The Scoper Mediahhh
The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has said it was ready to host Umrah pilgrims in accordance with the quota set before the outbreak of the Corona virus.
The Ministry has also announced the raising of daily capacity of Masjid Al Haram from 70,000 to 100,000 pilgrims.
Recall that authorities some weeks ago increased the daily capacity of pilgrim from 60,000 to 70,000.
Speaking to the Arab daily Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, Dr. Amr Al-Madah, Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah, said, “All measures have been taken to host the pilgrims. There was no difficulty in doing so.
The Ministry of Hajj is capable of handling Umrah pilgrims according to the quota allocated for each country and we will not face any difficulty if the situation before Karuna is restored,” said Dr Amr al-Madah.
According to Al-Madah, the Ministry of Hajj is updating the ‘Shyaar’ and ‘Itmarna’ applications so that all possible facilities are available to Hajj and Umrah pilgrims in a timely manner.