Expanding pilgrimage is a key part of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 – COVID-19 has put that on hold.
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Each year, Muslims from all over the world go on a pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, known as hajj. A scholar explains its spiritual significance.