Haj Pilgrims’ Safety is the Main Priority
The cancellation of the Indonesian haj pilgrimage this year is stipulated in Religious Affairs Ministerial Decree No. 660/2021 concerning cancellation of haj pilgrims’ departure for 2021.
The government has decided not to send pilgrims to Mecca this year. The safety of the pilgrims is the most important thing. Pilgrims can get a refund on their travel and accommodation payments.
JAKARTA, KOMPAS — The government has decided not to send pilgrims for this year’s haj season. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic that is still engulfing the world and the emergence of new coronavirus variants, the safety of the pilgrims is the main priority. In addition, until now, the Saudi Arabian government has not determined a quota for Indonesian pilgrims.