New Delhi, 19th Oct, 2020: Today chaired Haj 2021 preparation meeting in New Delhi. Senior officials from Minority Affairs Ministry, External Affairs, Civil Aviation, Health Ministry, Indian Ambassador in Saudi Arabia, CJI Jeddah, Haj Committee CEO, senior officials from Air India etc attended the meeting. Haj 2021 will be held according to national-international Protocol and Pandemic Guidelines. Haj 2021 is scheduled for June-July 2021, but final decision regarding Haj 2021 will be taken in due course keeping in view necessary guidelines to be issued by Saudi Arabia Govt & Govt of India in view of Corona to ensure health & well-being of people. Entire Haj process might witness a significant change in view of necessary guidelines. These include accommodation, transport, health, embarkation points and other facilities both in India and Saudi Arabia. Fresh application process for Haj 2021 will be started in November 2020.