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Mosques in Makkah are announced to reopen on June 21st

Saudi Arabia has planned to reopen mosques in Makkah, after they were closed due to COVID-19 pandemic for about three months now.

“The mosques in the holy city will begin to reopen their doors to the faithful on Sunday after three months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic,” the state-run Al-Ekhbariya channel reported

Haj is due in the end of July. However authorities have yet not announced that it will be held or called off this year

Saudi Arabia is also lifting nationwide curfew and resuming economic activities on Sunday. However for religious pilgrimages, international travel and social gatherings of more than 50 people restrictions will prevail.