Riyadh: The Saudi authorities has begun contemplating preserving the variety of pilgrims as quick as doable this 12 months as a result of corona virus epidemic.
According to the worldwide information company, the federal government of Saudi Arabia has began contemplating a proposal to scale back the variety of pilgrims within the nation this 12 months after the variety of corona virus circumstances within the nation exceeded a million. At a gathering on Hajj preparations on the finish of July this 12 months, Saudi officers thought-about lowering the variety of pilgrims, solely symbolic numbers can be allowed to carry out the ritual in order that the responsibility might be carried out and there might be an outbreak of the corona virus. At least.
In addition, an entire ban on aged pilgrims and strict measures concerning well being had been additionally mentioned, however a closing choice is but to be made, which will probably be introduced by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz himself. It was additionally thought-about that solely 20% of the Hajj quota of all nations must be allowed, however this might additionally have an effect on the Saudi economic system.
Every 12 months, about 2.5 million Muslims from world wide come to Saudi Arabia to carry out the Hajj, which provides billions of to the economic system. However, prime Saudi officers have most well-liked well being and the lives of the folks to the economic system. Has determined.
Earlier, there have been studies that the Hajj can be canceled for different locations and just a few locals would carry out this responsibility on behalf of your complete Islamic world. However, such studies have been denied and are doable. A small quantity from all nations will probably be allowed to carry out Hajj in order that the responsibility of every nation may be fulfilled.
It must be famous that the variety of corona virus sufferers in Saudi Arabia has exceeded a million. After the imposition of curfew for a number of days, the holy locations have been reopened. However, curfew continues to be in power in Jeddah. The Arabs additionally requested Muslims to delay preparations for the Hajj two months in the past.