Saudi Arabia suspends Umrah pilgrimage over coronavirus fear (71)

Taqrib News Agency 2020.02.27 15:46
Saudi Arabia announced it temporarily suspends travels for Umrah pilgrimage or to the Prophet's Mosque, fearing spread of the new coronavirus. Hajj pilgrims wearing face masks over sanitary concerns (file photo) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia tweeted early Thursday that the temporary suspension of Umrah is a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the new disease.
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