Saudi authorities have determined to implement the ‘mahram legislation’ (accompanied by a male guardian) for girls under 45 years of age visiting to carry out Hajj, based on the Basic Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA).
In accordance with the Hajj directions issued by the civil aviation authority of Saudi Arabia, girls under 45 years outdated is not going to be allowed to enter the Kingdom with out a mahram to carry out Hajj.
To implement Hajj directions, GACA has issued a brand new decree which acknowledged that “girls beneath (45 years outdated) shall not boarding on Hajj flights except accompanied by their male guardian listed on their Hajj visa. In case of violation, girls will probably be deported on the identical flight. Air carriers will probably be totally answerable for cost-related,” learn a press release from GACA.
The Saudi civil aviation authority additionally strictly warned all airways bringing Hajj pilgrims to the Kingdom to abide by the principles, in any other case strict motion could be taken.
“Failure to adjust to circulars issued by GACA is a violation of presidency orders, and authorized procedures will probably be utilized to the violator and will probably be held accountable,” it added.
Final yr, because the Kingdom moved in the direction of many reforms, Saudi authorities had allowed girls over 45 years of age to carry out Hajj with out mahram in teams.