Hajj and Umrah organizers who are members of the Muslim Association of Hajj and Umrah Organizers (Amphuri) revealed that the Umrah pilgrimage will open again on November 1, 2020. The trials themselves were carried out on 4 and 18 October.
Umrah activities have been closed for a long time since the Corona pandemic broke out.
“God willing, on November 1, the Umrah will be opened to all countries. Currently, the trial stage is only 6,000 per day of Umrah, with 20,000 worshipers praying 5 times a day,” said Amphuri Chairman Firman M Nur in Media Visit Transmedia, Thursday (22/10/2020).
“Then on the 18th yesterday there was an increase of 15,000 Umrah and 90,000 prayers 5 times a day,” he added.
He added that what was good news was based on his observations that the number had increased.
“This is good news after how many days it seems that the capacity has been increased,” he said.
Even so, his party has not received information about the Umrah quota. He said, from the information received, the international Umrah was opened on November 1, 2020.
“So, as conveyed by many media, there is also a statement by the Ministry of Hajj for the third phase of the opening of the international umrah on November 1. Until now we have not got the percentage, but as an illustration, the total is only 20,000 per day. Only Indonesia has got how many we do not exist yet,” he explained. God willing, RI congregation can go Umrah again starting November