OIC Calls on Umrah Performers Coming From Outside to Follow Health Protocols in KSA

Saturday 1442/3/14 - 2020/10/31
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Jeddah, October 31, 2020, SPA -- On the occasion of announcing the arrival of the first trips of Umrah performers coming from outside to Jeddah tomorrow, General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) called on Umrah performers to protect themselves and their families by adhering to the precautionary and preventive measures approved by the competent authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen said that the OIC congratulates Muslims around the world for the return of Umrah, after the temporary suspension, as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), calling on them to follow Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health protocols.
Dr. Al-Othaimeen praised the work system and the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah readiness to receive Umrah performers, adding that the OIC appreciates all preventive measures and protocols taken by the authorities in order to preserve the health and safety of the Umrah performers and visitors, under the leadership of the Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince.
-- SPA
15:49 LOCAL TIME 12:49 GMT