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Saudi Arabia stops Umrah tonight for Hajj. *Provides 1600 buses for pilgrims. “Kaaba wears new kiswah *See photos of new Mina tents





The Saudi Arabia authorities have concluded arrangements to close Umrah tonight in preparations for #Hajj 2021 until 13 Dhul Hijjah
According to Haramain, the closure will be effected by midnight today.

Read Also: Saudi Arabia opens new website for local pilgrims

A few days ago, the Kaabah was draped with the new kiswah signalling the beginning of hajj 2021.
Only 60,000 pilgrims who are residents in the kingdom were given permission to perform hajj due to the coronavirus pandemic.
It was also gathered that 1,600 buses have been prepared to transport the 60,000 pilgrims during this year’s Hajj season, with precautionary covid-19 measures..

New Kiswah when it was received by officials before it was wrapped on it recently
Officials who fixed the Kiswah
Officials displaying the kiswah before it was fixed recently
Official performing tawaf early today
New improved Mina tent
New improved tent in Mina where pilgrims will stay during the important hajj rites outside Makkah
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