Indonesia cancels haj pilgrimage again due to coronavirus concerns

Haj Pilgrimage has been cancelled again this year due to rising fear of Covid-19 pandemic.

Indonesia has cancelled the haj pilgrimage for people in the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation for a second year in a row due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, the religious affairs minister said on Thursday.

Minister Yaqut Cholil Qoumas told a briefing Saudi Arabia, where the pilgrimage takes place, had not opened access to the haj.

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