We would strongly advise the Muslim Ummah to hold their Hajj plans for a while, Minister for Hajj


Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammed Saleh bin Tahir said no new agreement on Hajj should be made until the situation arising out of the Coronavirus is clear.

According to details, Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammad Saleh bin Tahir said during an interview that the Saudi ministry is committed to the service of pilgrims and safety of the pilgrims. The provision of the best facilities is among the priorities.

Dr. Muhammad Saleh Bin said, “We request that no new Hajj deal be made this year. Do not make agreements unless the path of the outbreak is clear. The Saudi government is constantly monitoring coronavirus.”

Saudi Minister for Religious Affairs said that the Saudi government is trying to ensure that no harm is done to Hajj. Public gathering in Hajj is concerned about the spread of the coronavirus. High precautionary measures can be taken to prevent the spread of the virus.

The Saudi Minister said that the existing security measures are to be strengthened for maximum security and that it is necessary to take care of the visitors of Masjid Al Haram and Masjid e Nabvi(S.A.A.W).

He said that Saudi Arabia could allow the Ummah to come at any time. The state is fully prepared for both Umrah and Hajj but the security of the pilgrims is everything.

The Saudi minister said the final decision on Hajj would be made in consultation with Islamic countries.

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