Madinah Receives More than 100,000 Umrah Performers since the Start of Umrah Season
Madinah-- Since the start of the Umrah season, Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah has received more than 100,000 Umrah performers from several nationalities until yesterday.
According to statistics issued by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, 268,529 Umrah performers have arrived through air crossings since the start of Umrah season. Moreover, nine land crossings have received 29,689 Umrah performers.
A total of 5,452 Umrah performers have arrived in Madinah, bringing the total number to 101,109, while 22,509 left Al-Madinah to their countries.
The statistics also revealed the nationalities of Umrah performers arriving in Madinah, showing that Indonesians are top with 127,789, followed by 90,253 Umrah performers from the Republic of Pakistan, 54,287 from India, 36,457 from Iraq, 22,224 from Yemen, and 12,959 from Jordan, in addition to other numbers of Umrah performers of various nationalities.
Stakeholders in Madinah provide all their potential and field personnel around the clock to keep pace with welcoming Umrah performers. The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Prophet's Mosque also exerts great efforts in developing the services provided to Umrah performers and visitors of the Prophet's Mosque.
Source: Saudi Press Agency