The Hajj Ministry of Saudi Arabia has decided to limit the validity of Umrah visas to only 14 days because of the ongoing work to expand the mataf – the circumambulation area, reported Arab News on Sunday. According to a circular sent to Umrah agencies in the Kingdom and Saudi missions abroad two days ago, the new rule becomes effective from Monday.
Umrah e-visa requires biometric data.
Elderly pilgrims may be affected, according to HAAB. News Desk : dhakamirror.com In order to receive their Umrah e-visas, pilgrims from Bangladesh and four other countries must submit biometric data, including “fingerprints,” to the Saudi authorities. According to a report citing an announcement by the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, the other nations include … Read more