Saudi Vision 2030

The Saudi Vision 2030 is established based on three themes:

  1. An exciting or a vibrant society.
  2. A flourishing and a prosperous economy.
  3. A determined and ambitious nation in the world.

The Saudi Vision 2030 is now taking new shape and slowly and steadily bringing the Arab nation into the 21st century. Saudi Vision 2030 has several other goals as well, however, one of the principal objectives is the reduction of the country’s dependence 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 Saudi 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 more: Saudi King Salman & Crown Prince (MBS) Issue Orders to Cancel Second time Umrah Visa Fee


The Recent announcement by The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah Pilgrims is introducing every now and then relaxation policies for the Umrah and Hajj pilgrims, it exhibits its concern for the people visiting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for performing Hajj or Umrah. Keeping in view their ease, The Ministry of Haj and Umrah has established a special platform for issuing Umrah visas electronically (E-Umrah Visa). According to the announcement, the E-visa for Umrah will be issued for the applicant applying from any part of the world in less than 24 hours. Read more: Umrah, Hajj and Saudi Visit Visa Fee to be Fixed at SR.300 each

E-Umrah Visa system already started from 17th August 2019

The new E-Umrah Visa system has already started working from the last Saturday dated, 17th August 2019. The Ministry for the affairs of the Umrah said that expectedly 10 million Umrah visas to be issued in the new season. Read more: Procedure to check Umrah Visa status online


Do you know due to electronic visas (E-visa), No need to submit passports in Embassies?

It is by law and regulation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that visitors to Makkah and Madinah are bound to be accompanied by the Hajj and Umrah service providing companies and agents. The Hajj and the Umrah pilgrims obtain their Hajj and Umrah visas through these agents and the designated companies. Read more: List of Violations by Hajj & Umrah Pilgrims for 2019 

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 (E-visas) to the Hajj and Umrah service providing companies or entities through which the visitors obtain the required E- Umrah visa. In turn, these companies or entities or agents will be licensed to facilitate Hajj and Umrah visitors in these countries. Read more: Smart bracelets for Umrah pilgrims with GPS technology


The electronic platform will provide details of the 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 Hajj pilgrims said that they are working closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Interior to issue visas electronically. Read more: Saudi Arabia Announces to Start Issuing E-Visas for Hajj and Umrah Pilgrims

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Source: Saudi Gazette