Saudi Arabia bans children under age of 12 from entering Masjid al-Haram

Saudi Arabia has announced it will ban children under the age of 12 from entering the premises of Masjid al-Haram. The officials stated that children under the age of 12 do not qualify for Umrah, or permission to pray inside the Masjid al-Haram. Permission could not be granted through the Tawakkalna app.

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Those who do not have permission to enter the premises of the Grand Mosque cannot perform Umrah or pray there. The ministry announced on October 15 that the Khana-e-Kaaba and Masjid-e-Nabvi would both be opened with full capacity.

Source: ARY News