Al-Azhar: Precautionary measures taken by kingdom to suspend Umrah visas are required by Sharia to protect people

Friday 1441/7/4 - 2020/02/28
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Cairo, February 27, 2020, SPA -- Al-Azhar commended the precautionary and preventive measures taken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to prevent the spread of Coronavirus among Muslims wishing to perform Umrah.
Al-Azhar said, in a statement today, "These measures are permissible, legitimate and rewarded. Rather, they are a legal duty to protect people."
02:48 LOCAL TIME 23:48 GMT