A new statement came from Saudi Arabia, which announced that the pilgrimage would take place under special health and safety conditions in the shadow of the Kovid-19 outbreak.
With the circular published on the subject, a quota of 60,000 people has been opened for the pilgrimage that will take place this year.
In general, it was pointed out that this includes local and foreign pilgrims.
In the 9-page circular, it was stated that 45,000 pilgrims would be accepted from abroad and 15,000 pilgrims would be accepted from within.
The pilgrim candidates will have to prove that they have not been sick or hospitalized during the last 6 months.
In addition, official vaccination documents will be required from applicants to prove that they have received the Kovid-19 vaccine.
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According to the information contained in the circular in question, the first dose of the vaccine should be administered until May 13, and the second dose should be given 14 days before entering the country.
Apart from that, pandemic candidates coming from abroad as part of the pandemic measures will remain in mandatory quarantine for 3 days.
THE STONE WILL BE GIVEN IN STERILE BAGS
In the flyer, pilgrims will receive stones in sterile bags wrapped by organizers for crushing demons.
Muslims around the world visit the holy cities of Mecca and Medina every year for pilgrimages.
In 2019, the last pilgrimage before the Kovid-19 epidemic, around 5 million people entered Saudi Arabia.