the fact that on the Arabian Peninsula there is no improvement with COVID-19: in June, the increase in the incidence of continued – more than 250 thousand infected, increase to two thousand a day. The ceremony will be held only for ten thousand people and in very harsh conditions, after passing the test for the coronavirus from 20 to 50 years and all receipts on compliance with the two-week quarantine before and after the Hajj.

Believers will not be able to touch the Kaaba, but a live stream of Hajj is to go around the world. Thus, according to the Council of Muftis of Russia, all 25 thousand Russian pilgrims to Mecca still have a chance to perform Hajj in 2021. Given that many it saving up for years (it will cost 160 thousand rubles), the Council of Muftis suggested solutions to the problem. Those who pre-paid for the tour, can get the money back and reschedule for next year.

“most of the pilgrims decided to return money, – has declared in interview “RG” the Deputy Chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia Rushan Abbyasov. No delay on the part of travel agencies no. However, in the Internet I found the page with the offer “to go on Hajj-2020″, as if there is no ban. We monitor questionable sites, warn people complaints yet.”

the Council of Muftis of Russia recommends that those who have escaped the trip to keep the money in the agencies signing the agreement. Motivation – quota for 2021 is expected to double – from 25 thousand to 50 that promises to Saudi Arabia.