Great news for all Muslims worldwide as King Salman assures that Hajj 2021 will take place as per schedule with no pilgrims limit, Reuters confirmed.
Unlike the Hajj in 2020, when only a few pilgrims were allowed to perform it, In 2021, the Saudi king has given go ahead as the holy sites are geared for fighting against the ongoing pandemic, coronavirus.
King Salman further approved some latest initiatives to give prompt healthcare to pilgrims coming for Hajj pilgrimage.
This includes exempting accommodation facilities annual fees from municipal, commercial activities in Madinah and Makkah, where the Hajj takes place.
Coronavirus Vaccine is Mandatory for Hajj Pilgrimage in 2021
According to the Hajj and Umrah Ministry of Saudi Arabia, getting the Coronavirus vaccine is mandatory for Hajj in 2021. It was earlier announced that the covid vaccine is also compulsory for Umrah pilgrims. GIA is working with the Gambia Government to acquire vaccines for their intending pilgrims.
The management of the holy sites has been installing the latest technologies to sanitize every pilgrim visiting the sacred places and installing the technology to identify the people with high fever or any medical issues.
When is Hajj 2021
Hajj 2021 dates are Saturday, 17 July 2021 and will end on Thursday, 22 July 2021.
Gambia International Airlines wishes to inform the general public that payments for intending pilgrims for Hajj 2021 are ongoing at Ecobank Ltd.