Ministry: Over 2.7 million Umrah visas issued so far

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11/01/20

2,716,858 Umrah visas have been issued since the beginning of this year’s Umrah season. (SPA)
  • 2,716,858 Umrah visas have been issued since the beginning of this year’s Umrah season.

JEDDAH: The official statistics of the Umrah indicator have shown that 2,716,858 Umrah visas have been issued since the beginning of this year’s Umrah season.
According to these statistics, 2,412,572 pilgrims have arrived in the Kingdom, while 2,037,631 have already left Saudi Arabia after performing their Umrah.
The numbers also showed that 2,272,163 pilgrims arrived by air, 133,110 arrived by land and 7,299 arrived by sea.Those who arrived included 568,536 Pakistanis, 505,217 Indonesians, 292,822 Indians, 137,834 Egyptians, 124,951 Malaysians, 94,854 Turks, 90,894 Bangladeshis and 89,006 Algerians.

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