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Some important recommendations for Iranians in Saudi Arabia

While the number of pilgrims sent from Iran to Saudi Arabia reached 30,000, the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization stressed the need to comply with state regulations, especially in shrines and airports.

According to the informants, the Hajj and Yarat organization, referring to some of the regulations of the country hosting the Hajj, indicated: “According to the laws and regulations in force in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the transportation and consumption of drugs, psychotropic pills (methadone, tramadol, etc.) and some analgesics containing Codeine is prohibited, and if it is discovered at airports without any doubt, the pilgrim will be arrested and imprisoned.

It is necessary to pay attention to the prohibitions in the host country (Arabia) such as photography, filming, collective greetings, collective slogans, selling goods, going to shops and shopping centers selling hunting weapons and hunting tools.

Taking care of luggage, hand luggage and personal belongings is a personal responsibility while traveling, so make sure your belongings arrive safely at Jeddah or Madinah airports.

To keep cash and valuables with you, be sure to use the safety deposit box located in the manager’s room or hotel reception.

In case of any problem or request, please inform only the manager or deputy head of the caravan or the Iranian staff present in the hotel.

Do not use the elevators, which generally lead to the basements of the hotel where you are staying.

When leaving the hotel and going to shrines or shops, always carry enough cash with you.

Avoid buying the cheap cell phones offered by hawkers around hotels because of the severe problems with their installation.

Using the seal to perform prayer, taking pictures and video, buying and selling goods, reciting prayer aloud, going back and forth in front of the worshipers, performing daily prayers during congregational prayer, kissing the shrine and shrine of the Prophet or the Baqi’, – reciting congregational prayer, writing notes, fighting is forbidden in the Qur’an And fighting and screaming and putting the Koran in the sanctuary. So, while complying, use caution.

Cooperate with the officers and service forces in the Grand Mosque and the shrine of the Holy Prophet (may God bless him and grant him peace) during Hajj, perform congregational prayers, and avoid arguing or interfering with the work of the police stationed in the Two Holy Mosques.

It is forbidden to bring items such as fruit knives, spoons, forks, glass cups and food bowls into the Two Holy Mosques, and they will be confiscated if inspection teams see them at the entrance to the shrine.

This year, after three years of restrictions, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will perform Hajj with the population before the era of Corona and gave it the title of “Great Hajj Operation.” It is estimated that nearly two million people will take part in the Hajj. Also, 87 thousand and 550 people will attend from Iran, in light of the situation in which the two countries resumed diplomatic relations after seven years and the activities of the embassies of the two countries will start again.

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