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Women in Saudi Arabia Can Now Perform Hajj and Umrah Without a Male Guardian

Saudi Arabia has announced that women will be allowed to perform Hajj this year without a male guardian (Mehram).


For his part, the Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Abdel Fattah Mashat, announced that it was decided not to require the presence of a Mahram for women in Hajj this year.


The Saudi media reported that during the current Hajj season 1444 AH, a woman can perform Hajj without a mahram and in a group of other women.


The Saudi Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah revealed that an opportunity would be given to the largest number of residents to perform the rituals of Hajj. This year, domestic pilgrims must be at least 12 years old to participate in the pilgrimage.


The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced, on Thursday, the start of submission and reservation of seats for Hajj for the year 1444 AH. This is for pilgrims from within the Kingdom.


The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah also asked those who intend to perform the Hajj to enter the “Nusk” application or the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah website to register.


On the other hand, the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced the imminent launch of the “Individual Pilgrims” service to submit requests to perform Hajj rituals from outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the “Nusk” platform easily and conveniently

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