Saudi Arabia calls on Qatar to cooperate on enabling nationals to perform Hajj

Muslim pilgrims pray outside Namirah Mosque on the plains of Arafat during the annual Hajj pilgrimage. (Reuters)

The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umra has called on Qatari officials to cooperate on enabling Qatari pilgrims to perform the Islamic ritual of Hajj, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday.

The statement also said that a new website has been launched for Qatari applications, after Doha’s authorities blocked the previous one.

The ministry also called on Qatari authorities not to block the website.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:00 - GMT 07:00