Good news for Pakistani Umrah pilgrims

Good news for Pakistani Umrah pilgrims

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has announced accepting applications from the nationals for Umrah pilgrimage from November 1 – 2020 under the new regulations.

Pakistanis will be able to submit their application for Umrah pilgrimage under the new regulations.

The Saudi Arabian government issued the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for airlines, tour operators and pilgrims in order to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic.

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The airlines providing transportation services will be bound to maintain social distancing among pilgrims, whereas, the passengers have been asked to undergo COVID-19 screening test at least 72 hours before the departure.

The Umrah pilgrims will submit their COVID-19 test reports at the airports’ counters before their departure, whereas, elderly citizens will be banned in accordance with the SOPs.