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Saudi Arabia lifts Covid vaccine requirements, age requirement for Umrah pilgrims from this country

Riyadh: Ministry of Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia has lifted the Covid-19 vaccine requirements for Umrah pilgrims from Turkey. Saudi Arabia also exempting them from the age requirement. Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr Tawfiq Al-Rabiah announced this.

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Earlier the ministry introduced age requirement for umrah pilgrims. The minimum age is set as 5. The ministry informed that the minimum age allowed to undertake Umrah is 5 years, but children escorted by parents can have access to the Grand Mosque, which houses the Holy Kaaba.



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