The Saudi ministry said as many as 411,140 pilgrims have come from Pakistan which tops all the countries in the number of Umrah pilgrims.
The Umrah pilgrims going in Shawwal will be able to stay for 28 days maximum.
Biometric verification of Umrah pilgrims will also not be carried out from now onwards.
ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia on Friday announced to delay implementation of biometric system verification for Umrah pilgrims until December 01. A notification issued by Saudi Arabian consulate said Umrah pilgrims would be able to get visas through same old way for now. “Saudi Arabia gives priority to Pakistani people’s interests over all other things,” said the notification. Read More: Saudi Arabia to begin issuing tourist visas Earlier, Saudi Arabia had introduced biometric verification system for those going for Umrah,…