Throughout the month of December, 2-thousand 700 people in the country recorded to perform the umrah in the holy land of Makkah.

Last night, 42 pilgrims have registered for umrah packages via Al-Ajwa and Al-Ambar from Titian Travel & Tours departed the country to perform the religious act. 7 tourism agencies have been given the permission to conduct haj and umrah packages for the year 1440 Hijrah until 1442 Hijrah namely Darussalam Holdings Sendirian Berhad, Straits Central Agencies, At-Taqwa Travel Tours Sendirian Berhad, Continental Yachting Sendirian Berhad, Raudah Al-Amin Sendirian Berhad, Titian Travel & Tours and Dar El-Ehsan Travel Sendirian Berhad. As preparation before going to Makkah, pilgrims were briefed on the journey as well as preparations needed before departure and while in the holy land. Pilgrims were also given a talk on assimilation of the religious act of Umrah as well as related laws as a guidance so that the Umrah is carried out properly.

Source: Radio Television Brunei