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Posted On: 9 January 2023 09:28 pm
Updated On: 9 January 2023 09:50 pm

Saudi Arabia lifts restrictions on Hajj pilgrim numbers for 2023

Tracy Quirino
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Saudi Arabia announced on Monday, 9 January that it would lift limits on the number of Hajj pilgrims for 2023 after imposing restrictions to help ease the COVID-19 pandemic.

His Excellency the Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, announced:

"The numbers of pilgrims in the 1444 AH season will return to what they were before the Corona pandemic, without conditions on age."


Source: Ministry of Hajj & Umrah
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