Saudi Arabia announced today, Monday, the establishment of the pilgrimage ritual for this year 1441 AH, in “very limited” numbers, for those wishing to perform the rituals of Hajj of various nationalities, who are inside Saudi lands.

Saudi Arabia confirmed in a press statement provided by the Saudi Press Agency, “SPA” that the decision comes in the interest of establishing a pilgrimage ritual in a safe and healthy way, in a manner that meets the requirements of prevention and social separation necessary to ensure human safety and protect it from the threats of the outbreak of the “Corona Virus – Covid 19” pandemic and to achieve the purposes of Islamic law. In keeping the human soul.

The statement added that the decision also comes due to the spread of the virus worldwide in more than 180 countries, where “the number of deaths affected by it reached nearly half a million deaths” as well as “more than seven million infections around the world.”