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The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah of Saudi Arabia has announced that the country welcomed a record-breaking 13.55 million Umrah pilgrims in 2023, as reported by Wego. This historic milestone was revealed in the Ministry’s latest statistics, marking a significant increase in the influx of international Umrah pilgrims this season.


The Ministry’s efforts, combined with the unparalleled facilities provided to the pilgrims, have been instrumental in achieving this historic feat. The warmth and eagerness with which the pilgrims were greeted and cared for have been key factors in this success.

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah continues to strive for excellence in its services, aiming to facilitate an even greater number of pilgrims in the coming years. This record-breaking year sets a new benchmark for the Ministry and the country, highlighting their pivotal role in the successful organization of the Umrah pilgrimage.

For those interested in understanding the Umrah pilgrimage in more detail, you can read our comprehensive Umrah guide, which provides valuable insights into the process and significance of this spiritual journey.

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