The Saudi Resident visa is a long-term visa issued for the family members of individuals holding a valid work visa in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The eligibility to apply under this category is based on the profession of the sponsor (Work visa holder in the Kingdom). This visa must be pre-approved by the Ministry […]
Mina is a valley 7 km east of Makkah where Hajj pilgrims stay overnight on 8th, 11th, 12th and some even on 13th Dhu’al Hijjah. More than 100,000 air-conditioned tents provide accommodation to the pilgrims during Hajj which is why, it is also known as the tent city. The tents are Teflon-coated to withstand the […]
Located in a valley east of the Masjid al-Haram near the Masjid Jinn, Jannat-ul-Mu’alla is the historical graveyard in Makkah where several members of Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) family and his companions are buried. Mentioned below is the list of personalities buried in Jannat-ul-Mu’alla.
The Battle of Trench took place because of the expulsion of the Banu Nadir tribe from Madinah due to their betrayal and war against the Muslims. One can visit Masjid e-Fatah (Victory Mosque), also known as Masjid al-Ahzab, the place where Muslims put their camps. Five other mosques close to this place are Hazrat Ali, […]
Situated around 1.5 miles from Masjid e-Nabwi, is the Masjid e-Jummah. This Masjid marks the site where the Prophet (PBUH) offered his first Jummah Salah, soon after his Hijrah (migration) from the holy Makkah. During the holy journey to Makkah and Madinah, every traveller desires to stay a bit longer in this blessed place to […]
Uhud Mountain is the place where the well-known battle of Ghazwa e-Uhud took place in the low-lying valley. At the ‘Graves of Martyrs’ one can witness the graves of people who sacrificed their life in the battle. The Muslims got defeated and suffered a great loss in the battle for not following the commands of […]
Located in the province of Makkah, Muzdalifah is the valley between Mina and Arafat covering an area of 12.25 square kilometers. After spending the day at Arafat on 9th Dhu’al Hijjah, pilgrims leave for Muzdalifah in Makkah after sunset without offering Maghrib salah. They stay the night in open-air, sleeping in the field and waking […]
Saudi Family visit visa stamping Endorsement the Family Visit visa category is a short-term visit visa issued to family members and relatives of residents and people working in Saudi Arabia. Individuals applying for a visa under this category will be required to provide a preapproval letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Kingdom […]