Sargodha- Saudi Government has opened Umrah visa for the Muslims worldwide however the ban still exists for Pakistan.
According to sources of Saudi Embassy, Saudi government had banned Umrah visas from 16 Rajjab in the whole world. This step had caused disarray amongst the Muslims and Muslim countries governments had demanded to Saudi government to open the Umrah visas for the pilgrims.
In the answer of these demands Saudi government opened Umrah visas for the Muslims of the whole world but this ban is continue for Pakistan. Meanwhile Saudi companies have increased the rates of approval and transportation from RS 60 to 70 thousands during Shaban and Ramazan before this approval was of RS 35 to 40 thousands. Pakistani government has still not requested the Saudi government to open Umrah visas for Pakistani pilgrims, sources said.