The Foreign Ministry of Saudi Arabia has issued 5,808,675 Umrah visas till Ramazan in this year through its 110 embassies across the world.
Meanwhile, a Jeddah airport official said that things were moving smoothy and that all facilities and manpower were ready for departure of passengers for the Eidul Fitr holidays and return of Umrah pilgrims to their countries.
Prince Khaled bin Saud bin Khalid, assistant foreign minister, said the government, has helped in providing all sorts of facilities to Muslims from around the world to enable them to perform Umrah at ease, Arab news reported.
The prince said that 500,000 pilgrims reach for Umrah at one time, thanks to the group system made possible with the help of the Ministries of Foreign,Interior and Haj.
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