Saudi Vision 2030
The Saudi Vision 2030 is established based on three themes: an exciting or a vibrant society, a flourishing and a prosperous economy and a determined and an ambitious nation in the world. The Kingdom Vision 2030 is now taking new shape and slowly and steadily bringing the Arab nation into the 21st century. Vision 2030 has several other goals as well, however, one of the principal objectives is the reduction of the country’s dependency on oil revenues and to diversify the country’s economy. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been actively following up for its goal and objectives set in the name of Vision 2030. The Government of Saudi Arabia has been quite successful up till now in achieving its desired goals. All such motives and directions are taken to boost the overall economy along with ensuring the prosperity and well-being of the citizens and the residents of the country. Read: Hajj Ministry Announces Individual E-Umrah Visa for Pilgrims
Recent Accouncement by Ministry of Hajj and Umrah Pilgrims
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah Pilgrims is introducing every now and then relaxation policies for the Umrah and Haj pilgrims, it exhibits its concern for the people visiting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for performing Haj or Umrah.
KEEPING IN VIEW THEIR EASE, THE MINISTRY OF HAJJ AND UMRAH PILGRIMS HAS RECENTLY ANNOUNCED THAT ELECTRONIC VISAS WILL BE ISSUED FOR THE HAJJ AND UMRAH PILGRIMS WITHIN MINUTES FOR VARIOUS HAJJ AND UMRAH CAMPAIGNS AND COMPANIES.
Due to Electronic Visas, There will be No Need to Submit Passport in Embassies
It is by law and regulation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that visitors to Makkah and Madina are bound to be accompanied by the Haj and Umrah service providing companies and agents. The Hajj and the Umrah pilgrims obtain their Haj and Umrah visas through these agents and the designated companies. Read more: Pilgrims and Saudi Expats May Soon Travel to Madinah on Camel Backs
According to the recent announcement by an adviser to the minister of Hajj and Umrah and general supervisor of Hajj and Umrah’ s electronic platform, the Ministry will issue the electronic visas to the Haj and Umrah service providing companies or entities through which the Visitors obtain the required visa. In turn, these companies or entities or agents will be licensed to facilitate Haj and Umrah visitors in these countries. Read: 400 Smart Buses Coming to Saudi Arabia’s Makkah Region in 2020
Electronic Platform will Provide Details of Service Package
According to the ministry, the electronic platform will include new services that will give non-Saudis access to the e-portal, where they can review service packages, choose a package and apply for visas electronically. The Ministry of Umrah and Haj pilgrims said that they are working closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Interior to issue visas electronically. Read more: SR 50,000 Fine and 6 Months Imprisonment for Umrah Pilgrims
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Source: Arab News