Over 5.5 million Umrah visas issued, Ministry of Hajj and Umrah reports

Riyadh, As many as 5,102,400 Umrah performers arrived in the Kingdom until Rajab 1440H. (Mar - Apr 2019) compared to 4,838,873 , an increase of five percent, for the same period last year. The number of already issued Umrah visas stood at 5,545,580 in comparison with 5,278,017 visas for the same period last year and similar increase rate.

Out of the would-be worshippers who got visas at home 2927659 are females while 2617921 are males, the report said.

In accordance with monthly Umrah Statistics issued by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, 4,597,530 Umrah performers left for home while 504,870 are still in the Kingdom.

The statistics disclosed that 4,554,937 Umrah performers arrived in the Kingdom via air ports, 489,879 through land ports and 57,584 by sea.

Source: Saudi Press Agency