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COVID-19: Saudi Arabia considers cancelling Haj for first time

COVID-19: Saudi Arabia considers cancelling Haj for first time

A formal decision will be taken within a week,” the official said.

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Saudi Arabia’s authorities are considering cancelling the Haj season for the first time since the establishment of the Kingdom in 1932, after the number of coronavirus infections exceeded 100,000, a senior official in the Saudi Ministry of Haj and Umrah said.