Today, Saturday, Saudi Arabia’s decision About the decision to organize the Hajj Ha rite This year, following health measures and specific procedures, and restricting the performance of the ritual to citizens and residents within the kingdom with a wide Islamic and Arabic reception.
Organization for Islamic Cooperation General Secretary Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen welcomed the measures announced by Saudi Arabia amid the continuation of the emerging corona pandemic and the emergence of new mutations of the emerging Covid virus.
He paid tribute to the Saudi decision, which comes from the beginning of the pandemic as an extension of the Kingdom’s success in organizing the Hajj rite last season, in accordance with all the precautionary and preventive measures of the Kingdom, the seat of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation, that have effectively helped reduce the negative effects of the pandemic and prevent it from spreading.
Al-Othaimeen also praised the announced measures to carry out the Hajj ritual and its restriction to certain groups, noting that the kingdom had made vaccines available to all without exception.
The Gulf Cooperation Council in turn praised the decision, which ensures the safety of the pilgrims.
Good decision … and wise
The Council of Senior Scholars in Saudi Arabia on Friday confirmed that the decision to turn this year’s pilgrimage into a palace is a success in saving people’s lives.
Bahrain, the Emirates, Kuwait and Egypt welcomed the restriction of this year’s pilgrimage to citizens and residents of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Grand Mufti of Egypt praised the decision and Dr. Shawky Allam said: The Saudi authorities have made a wise decision It takes into account not to disturb the obligation of Hajj and ensure the safety of pilgrims, as self-preservation is one of the most important goals of Islamic law, which reflects the awareness and wisdom of the guardian of the two holy mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz at the service of the pilgrims to The Holy House of God to help them maintain their safety and protect them from the threat of the Coronavirus, especially in the face of the accelerated spread of this epidemic.
uphold the decision
On Saturday, Egyptian Foundation Minister Muhammad Mukhtar Gomaa announced his support for Saudi Arabia’s decision to limit the Hajj to citizens and residents of the kingdom this year in order to protect people’s lives from Corona.
And he said in a tweet posted on his Twitter account, “I support and welcome the decision by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to limit the Hajj to a limited number of citizens and residents within the kingdom this year, taking into account the purpose of conservation lives on in the face of the corona pandemic. “
From the Great Mosque
Only 60,000 … and vaccination is required
On Saturday, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that registration for those wishing to perform the Hajj rituals for the year 1442 AH would only be reserved for citizens and residents in Saudi Arabia with a total of 60,000 pilgrims.
This is in the light of what the whole world is experiencing from the ongoing development of the coronavirus pandemic and the emergence of new mutations.
She also stressed the need that the state of health of those who wish to perform the Hajj rituals is free from chronic diseases and within the age group of (18 to 65 years) for those vaccinated in the Kingdom for in accordance with the controls and mechanisms followed Vaccination categories. (immunized or immunized who completed a dose and stayed 14 days, or immunized to recover).