Annual Hajj rituals begin in Makkah on Sunday

Islamabad, July 17, 2021 (PPI-OT):Annual Hajj rituals begin in Makkah tomorrow (Sunday) with the arrival of pilgrims in Mina. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, no foreign pilgrims will be allowed to perform the Hajj once again this year. Saudi Arabia has restricted the number of pilgrims to a maximum of 60,000 vaccinated citizens and residents between the ages of 18 and 65. Last year, only up to 10,000 Saudi citizens and residents were permitted to perform the annual pilgrimage.

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