India Umrah Travel demand increase as saudi arabia scraps all covid19 and Institutional Quarantine

Indian Muslim Worshippers are eager to perform Umrah after two years Since 2019 of Covid-19 restrictions.

Umrah Pilgrims in the India have been counting down the days to visit Saudi Arabia for performing Umrah Rituals.

Now, following the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s decision to ease Covid-19 restrictions , worshippers in the India are expressing their happiness at being able to travel and Perform Umrah & offer their prayers.

Mohammed Shabbir Ali a 36-year-old Indian, said: “He was longing to be there, as I used to travel annually to perform Umrah. Inshallah, I will be there in the last 10 days for Ramadan 2022 Umrah,” he said.

Demand for Umrah has risen considerably for the coming days starting from 06 March 2022 and the last 10 days of Ramadan, and is expected to surge higher than pre-pandemic levels, as many worshippers are eager to perform Umrah after two years of Covid-19 restrictions since 2019.

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah also announced that fully-vaccinated children are allowed to enter the Grand Mosque in Makkah and Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah. The minimum age requirement for permits through the Umrahna and Tawakkalna applications is five years.

The Ministry of Saudi Arabia reported that it had issued more than 29.4 million permits to the Grand Mosque over the past seven months. During the same period, more than 3.7 million permits were granted to worshippers to the Prophet’s Mosque.

On Twitter, Dr Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah, said: “Two years ago,in 2019 Umrah was closed down due to the pandemic, and now it is open to everyone.”