Statement The World Muslim Communities Council Praises Saudi Decision to Set Special Conditions for Hajj to Prevent Corona
His Excellency stressed that the decisions taken by the Kingdom to limit this year’s pilgrimage to citizens and residents in the Kingdom reflect the wisdom of the Saudi leadership, which took into account not to disrupt the Hajj, while at the same time to be keen on the safety of pilgrims. His Excellency praised the efforts of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and his Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, in the service of pilgrims and their safety.
The Council pointed to the remarkable development adopted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the continuation of the Hajj rituals amid the Corona pandemic, by adopting the safe Hajj model, which is based on modern technologies, and the digitization of procedures to ensure a distinguished service for the pilgrims with high-level preventive measures.
His Excellency Dr. Ali Rashid Al-Nuaimi also stressed that the Kingdom's decision to hold Hajj this year in a limited figures is a right decision, based on the standards of Islamic jurisprudence, and consistent with the purposes of Sharia in preserving one's self.