How many people from which country can go for Hajj said Saudi Arabia

How many people from which country can go for Hajj said Saudi Arabia

In early April, Saudi Arabia announced that one million people would be able to perform the Hajj this year. This year, the country’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has set a quota for how many people can take part in Hajj from any country. The Saudi Gazette reported on Saturday quoting multiple sources.

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According to the source, as always, this year too, most people from Indonesia will get the opportunity to perform Hajj. 1 lakh 51 people from Indonesia will be given the opportunity to perform Hajj this time. Pakistan is in the second place. 61,132 pilgrims will get the opportunity to perform Hajj from Pakistan. India, which is in the third position, will get the opportunity to perform Hajj this time. Meanwhile, 56 thousand 565 pilgrims will get the opportunity of Hajj from Bangladesh which is in the fourth position.

This time the least number of people from the African country Angola will get the opportunity to perform Hajj. Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has allowed only 23 pilgrims from the country. Among the Arab countries, 35,365 people from Egypt will get the opportunity to perform Hajj this time. Among the African countries, 43,006 people from Nigeria will be able to perform Hajj this time. In addition, 37,461 pilgrims from Iran and 36,060 from Turkey will get the opportunity to perform Hajj.

Saudi Arabia will provide Hajj opportunities to 9,504 people from the United States, 11,317 from Russia, 9,190 from China and 91 from Ukraine.

Earlier, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that 1 million people would be able to perform the Hajj this year. Of these, 75 per cent or 750,000 people from different countries will be allowed to take part in Hajj. In addition, 1.5 million people from Saudi Arabia will be given the opportunity to perform Hajj.

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah of Saudi Arabia has given two conditions for Hajj this year. The two conditions are that the pilgrims must be under 65 years of age and must take the full dose of vaccine. Negative certificate of PCR test will be required within 72 hours of departure for Saudi. In addition, every pilgrim must follow the rules of health.

Due to the Corona epidemic, a limited number of pilgrims took part in the Hajj last year. According to official figures from Saudi Arabia, 56,645 people performed the Hajj last year. However, in the years before the outbreak of the epidemic, the number of people going to Saudi Arabia for Hajj every year would have exceeded 2 million.

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