Illegal expat pilgrims to face 10 year ban from Kingdom

Illegal expat pilgrims to face 10 year ban from Kingdom
Muslim pilgrims pray on Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the annual hajj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Makkah September 22, 2015. (REUTERS)
Updated 15 August 2017

Illegal expat pilgrims to face 10 year ban from Kingdom

Illegal expat pilgrims to face 10 year ban from Kingdom

JEDDAH: Expat pilgrims trying to perform Hajj illegally in Makkah face deportation and a ban of up to 10 years, the Interior Ministry’s public security has announced on the official Twitter account.
All pilgrims are required to hold a permit allowing them to perform Hajj before they are allowed to enter Makkah. Those who try to enter without the relevant paperwork will be stopped.