Jammu & Kashmir

18-60 years age group to be allowed for this year’s pilgrimage, says JK Hajj Committee

Intending pilgrims to submit COVID vaccination certificate

Srinagar: In wake of the ongoing COVID pandemic, Jammu and Kashmir Hajj Committee on Thursday said that people in the age group of 18-60 years will be allowed to perform the Hajj-2021.

The HaJj Committee in a notification has asked the intending pilgrims to visit the official website of the Hajj Committee of India and also submit their COVID vaccination certificate.

“It is for the information of all intending pilgrims of Hajj 2021 that the Online Health Verification Process has started for Hajj 2021. The Pilgrims need to visit the official website of Hajj Committee of India www.hajcommittee.gov.in and to submit the information regarding Corona Vaccine taken by them, besides uploading the COVID Vaccination certificate of the same,” the notification said.

“However, it is further clarified that as per latest guidelines from Saudi Ministry of Health/ HCol, the age group allowed to perform the Hajj-2021 is from 18-60 years only,” it added.


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