Largest number of Umrah pilgrims came from Egypt, Pakistan

Pakistan and Indonesia came second and third in the list of countries sending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

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Egypt sent the largest number of Umrah pilgrims this year numbering 1.15 million while Pakistani came second with a total of 761330, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced. Indonesia came third with 635990 pilgrims.

According to the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah data, the total number of Umra pilgrims since an organized system started 14 years ago, has reached 54 million pilgrims.

The number of licensed companies providing Umrah services were 48, while the number of foreign agencies reached the number of 3500.

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