In view of the Corona virus pandemic, this year Saudi Arabia has decided to allow Haj pilgrimage to fewer people. According to a report in the Hindustan Times, Saudi Health Minister gave this decision on Monday. The Saudi government has not given any information about how many passengers will be allowed.
Indian Express According to the report of the Government of India has decided to return the full money of all the applicants.
We have decided that no Indian will be sent for Haj this year. The entire money of more than 2.3 lakh Hajis will be refunded.
– Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
This year the Haj pilgrimage will begin from 2 July. Saudi Arabia had never canceled Haj before now.