Islamabad (Web Desk): Saudi government has imposed an additional fee of SAR2,000 for those who performed hajj in either of the past three years (2014, 2015, 2016) and still wish to perform Hajj in the current year.

According to the Saudi government, pilgrims who have performed Hajj in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and will be performing this year as well, under both government and private schemes, will have to pay an additional fee of 2000 Saudi Riyal.

The amount will either be paid in Saudi Arabia, when they collect their passports, or they can pay it to the ministry once they return in October. Those who will be performing Hajj through a private tour operator will have to pay this amount to their tour operator.