Makkah: The Administrative Court of Appeals in Makkah issued a final verdict canceling the imposition of fines on Umrah companies for violating visa regulations.
The court issued its verdict after one of the Umrah companies filed an appeal objecting to the decision of the concerned authorities concerning the imposition of fines in the name of the so-called visa breach.
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The particular company that filed the appeal is among the eight Umrah operators. Who were ordered to pay fines for violating rules. The violation cited was caused by the delay in the arrival of pilgrims by six hours. Subsequently, these companies approached the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah to review the decision taken against them. Saying the delay in the arrival of pilgrims was a matter that was totally out of their control.
The court issued its verdict revoking the fines after examining all aspects of the regulations involving visa breach.