Bahrain Supports Saudi Arabia’s Decision to Restrict Performance of this Season Hajj to Citizens, Residents

The Kingdom of Bahrain has reaffirmed its full support here today for Saudi Arabia’s decision to hold this season’s Hajj, with a limited number due to the ongoing Coronavirus world-wide pandemic and its variant strains emergence.

Bahraini Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowment Sheikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa confirmed that such a decision falls in line with preserving Hajj rituals and meeting Sharia exigency that calls for saving the lives and backing up requirements and world standards to combat the epidemic.

Source: Saudi Press Agency