Recently, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia launched an electronic platform, Nusuk. This is an integrated platform working to facilitate the pilgrims.
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It aims to provide pilgrims with a smooth journey by delivering the best services. Nusuk offers a user-friendly platform for all visitors to plan their visits. This, therefore, makes their visit to Kingdom much easier.
Moreover, Nusuk has been linked to the official tourism website of Saudia, Visit Saudi Arabia. This unified online government platform also works towards achieving the goal of the Saudi Vision 2030.
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Hence, it is also helping Saudi Arabia to advance their tourism and travel sector.
Services Nusuk offers
Nusuk offers several packages and programs. These programs aim to improve the quality of services for pilgrims.
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Through Nusuk, you can apply for an eVisa. This could further help you in booking your flights and hotels. It also offers several options for accommodation.
Along with that, it lists many holy sites which you might want to include in your visit. Nusuk also lets visitors know the different forms of transport they can use while traveling.
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However, this website only assists visitors who plan to visit the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah.
Upcoming updates in Nusuk
According to the Saudi Press Agency, some new features will be added to Nusuk later. These will include:
- Interactive maps
- A calendar that shows offers and activities
- Digital guide for policies in many languages
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“Maqam“ will operate, for now, allowing the design of Umrah service programs. As per the SPA, the services offered by the Maqam platform will transfer to Nusuk later.
The Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr.Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah states that this platform aims to enhance the quality of services for pilgrims.
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The latest technology and collaboration with government agencies will make the process easier.