Bahrain Supports Saudi Arabia's Decision to Restrict Performance of this Season Hajj to Citizens, Residents

Saturday 1442/11/2 - 2021/06/12
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Manama, June 12, 2021, SPA -- The Kingdom of Bahrain has reaffirmed its full support here today for Saudi Arabia's decision to hold this season's Hajj, with a limited number due to the ongoing Coronavirus world-wide pandemic and its variant strains emergence.
Bahraini Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowment Sheikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa confirmed that such a decision falls in line with preserving Hajj rituals and meeting Sharia exigency that calls for saving the lives and backing up requirements and world standards to combat the epidemic.
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18:34 LOCAL TIME 15:34 GMT
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