Today, Thursday, the Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, revealed the launch of an electronic service to apply for Umrah away from campaigns, and you can apply for it from outside Saudi Arabia.
The minister said that the visit visa for Umrah is issued within 24 hours now.
He added that Vision 2030 aims to facilitate the reception of pilgrims in larger numbers.
Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah confirmed that this year’s Hajj season will accommodate one million pilgrims, while working to ensure the health of pilgrims.
He said that the Hajj smart card will be implemented this year, noting that digital technologies will help in organizing this year’s Hajj perfectly.