ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Non secular Affairs and Interfaith Concord Noorul Haq Qadri right here on Thursday welcomed the Saudi Arabia’s resolution concerning withdrawal of payment of 2000 riyals on performing repeat Umra, Radio Pakistan reported.
In a press release on Wednesday, Qadri mentioned the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umra has formally knowledgeable Pakistan about this announcement which is a welcoming step.
He mentioned that Pakistani folks respect and welcome the Saudi announcement.
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Earlier on September 9, the Saudi authorities had issued a royal decree restructuring go to, Haj and transit visas, cancelling repeat Umrah charges.
Intending pilgrims is not going to should pay any visa charges on a second Umrah in a 12 months. The Saudi minister for Hajj and Umrah, Dr Mohammad Salih Bentin, had thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for issuing a royal decree restructuring go to, Haj and transit visas, together with the cancellation of repeat Umrah charges.
“The royal decree is a part of the management’s keenness to facilitate the arrival of Muslims from everywhere in the world to carry out Hajj and Umrah,” he had mentioned.