Saudi Arabia registers more than six million Umrah tourists so far

The number of umrah tourists and visas increased by 7 and 6% respectively

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A total of 6.1 million Umrah tourists visited Saudi Arabia this season, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah revealed. In addition to that, a total of 6.7 million Umrah visas were issued.

According to officials, both number of visitors and visas increased by 7 and 6 % respectively when compared the same period last year.

This year, the highest number of Umrah tourists were from Pakistan with a total of 1,371,544 while Indonesia and India followed with a total of 894,571 and 595,429 tourists respectively. Egypt and Turkey had the third and fourth highest umrah tourists with 422,365 and 292,498 respectively.

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