Saudi Arabian Hajj and Umrah Minister Mohammed Salih bin Tahir Benten told Al-Ihbariyye, "Saudi Arabia asked the Muslims around the world to wait until the developments regarding Kovid-19 are clear to sign the pilgrimage agreements ." said.
Stating that Saudi Arabia has been able to care for 1200 people who cannot come back to their country and work in coordination with the Ministry of Health, Benten said that the health status of the quarantine hotels in hotels is good.
The Saudi minister did not provide information on which country the aforesaid were from.
Benten also said that Saudi Arabia paid the wages of those who could not receive the Umrah visa.