Al-Azhar: Precautionary measures to suspend Umrah visas are approved by Sharia

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Al-Azhar commended the precautionary and preventive measures taken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to prevent the spread of Coronavirus among Muslims wishing to perform Umrah.

Al-Azhar said, in a statement today, “These measures are permissible, legitimate and rewarded. Rather, they are a legal duty to protect people.”