1.25 million Haj pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia
The Vision 2030 reform plan aims to attract more than 30 million Umrah pilgrims
The number of pilgrims who have arrived in the Kingdom since the start of the current Haj season has reached 1,249,951, according to statistics issued by Saudi General Directorate of Passports.
Most pilgrims — 1,169,204 — came to the Kingdom by air, while 67,198 entered by land and 13,549 arrived by sea, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Wednesday.
The Vision 2030 reform plan aims to attract more than 30 million Umrah pilgrims. Last year, more than 1.75 million pilgrims from abroad performed Haj, according to figures from the passport department.