Saudi Arabia announces to resume Umrah for foreign pilgrims

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MAKKAH: The Saudi authorities have announced to resume Umrah for foreign pilgrims from August 10.

Earlier on Sunday, the kingdom had reopened holy sites for local Umrah pilgrims.

Deputy head of the affairs of the Grand Mosque, Saad bin Muhammad al-Muhaimid, said that the Grand Mosque is ready to receive worshipers and pilgrims for Umrah.

However,  Umrah restrictions are still in place on the pilgrims from Pakistan, India and nine other countries.