COVID-19 vaccination a must to perform Hajj

Those working in Kuwait arranging the Hajj affairs are also required to be vaccinated

  
Kaaba is seen as Muslim pilgrims wearing face masks and keeping social distance perform Tawaf around it during the annual Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 31, 2020. Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS

Kaaba is seen as Muslim pilgrims wearing face masks and keeping social distance perform Tawaf around it during the annual Haj pilgrimage amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia July 31, 2020. Saudi Press Agency/Handout via REUTERS

KUWAIT CITY: Undersecretary of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Engr Farid Emadi says Kuwait has not yet received any special instructions or any new arrangements regarding the Hajj season from the Saudi authorities except that those who want to perform Hajj must take the COVID-19 vaccination, reports Al-Rai daily.

In a press statement issued on the sidelines of the opening of the Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf Mosque in Jahra, Engr Emadi affirmed that those working in arranging the Hajj affairs are also required to be vaccinated.

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