According to Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah Tawfiq bin Fawzan, Indian vacationers visiting the West or the Middle East can apply for a four-day stopover visa, which is able to enable them to go to any Saudi Arabian metropolis or conduct the Umrah. He additionally talked about that this initiative is a part of the Saudi Vision 2030 to expedite Umrah visits.
Speaking at a information convention on Tuesday alongside Smriti Irani, the Minister of Minority Affairs, and V Muraleedharan, the Minister of State for External Affairs, the nation’s dedication to easing the Umrah expertise for Muslims all through the globe was highlighted by Muraleedharan.
“Indians travelling to the West or the Middle East can obtain a stopover visa, that is, for 96 hours, and get a visa within the ticket issuance process, which allows them to perform Umrah and visit any city in the Kingdom,” he stated.
The Saudi minister acknowledged that the Umrah Visa can be good for travel and residency inside Saudi Arabia for a interval of ninety days, guaranteeing a easy and straightforward pilgrimage expertise.
He continued, “The Kingdom has effectively transformed Umrah into a rewarding religious expedition by utilising technological advancements, enhanced measures and upgraded infrastructure as part of the Saudi Vision 2030 to streamline Umrah visits.”
Al-Rabiah additionally talked about that individuals who wish to conduct Umrah can now get a visa for entry into the Kingdom in lower than 48 hours.
(With company inputs)