Saudi Arabia lifts maximum age limit for foreign Umrah pilgrims

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The first scheduled group of pilgrims were welcomed by officials as they entered through the Ajyad gate of Masjid Al Haram, proceeding towards the Mataaf area to begin the Umrah. Photo: Courtesy Twitter

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has lifted maximum age limit for Umrah pilgrims

According to the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, all pilgrims over the age of 18 will be allowed to enter the country.

Earlier, the age limit for foreign visitors was 18 to 50 years.

According to Saudi media, men and women who want to perform Umrah must be between 18 and 50 years of age.

Earlier, the age limit for foreign visitors was 18 to 50 years.