Saudi Arabia has announced that those who attempt to do Umrah without a permit will face a fine of 10,000 Riyals.
According to the national security body, the new fines are part of the Kingdom’s preventive and precautionary steps to combat the spread of the coronavirus and guarantee that precautionary guidelines are followed during Umrah.
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Fine on Performing Umrah and Prayer Without a Valid Permit
A spokesman for the Interior Ministry has warned that anyone who tries to perform Umrah without a permit will be fined 10,000 riyals. Read more: Saudi Tourist And Saudi Visit Visa Holders Can Perform Umrah Now
According to the state-run news agency SPA, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry said that,
Anyone who tried to perform Umrah without a permit would be fined 10,000 riyals. Anyone who tries to enter the Masjid al-Haram to offer prayers without permission will be fined 1,000 riyals.
An Interior Ministry spokesman said fines were imposed for violating Umrah permits and prayer permits to,
- Ensure compliance with Corona SOPs.
- Prevent the spread of the new Corona virus.
- Provide a safe environment for Umrah pilgrims and worshipers. Read more: Procedure to Refund the Transport Money on the Cancellation of Umrah Permit=
All Individuals and Organizations Follow the Set Guidelines
Interior Ministry spokesman said all individuals and organizations should follow the guidelines.
He expressed satisfaction that the number of people affected by the epidemic in the country was declining to an alarming extent. This situation is welcome. All people continue to ban Corona SOPs. Read more: Saudi Tourists from 49 Countries Will be Allowed to Perform Umrah
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