Hajj and Umrah are religious pilgrimages to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Islamic religious doctrine dictates that every able-bodied adult Muslim who can afford to do so is obligated to make Hajj at least once in his or her lifetime. Hajj takes place from the 8th through the 12th day of the last month of the Islamic year (Dhul Hijah). The timing of Hajj if based on the lunar Islamic calendar varies with respect to the Gregorian calendar, occurring about 11 days earlier each successive year Umrah is not compulsory and has no specific date. Travels to Saudi Arabia for Hajji would take place in July this year but due to current crisis arising from corona virus, there are no signs that Hajji will take place.
Saudi Arabia is still silent on the issue as it has not yet sent officers to issue visas. The prevailing flight restriction. Speaking to Sheik Marwan sozi of Nakasero Hajji Office reveal that some travel agencies are even refunding money.