Is it valid to perform Hajj without

Q 8: are all residents of Saudi Arabia considered as those who are present at (Part No. 11; Page No. 390)  Al-Masjid Al-Haram (the Sacred Mosque in Makkah)? Or does this apply only to the citizens or those living inside Makkah?

A: People of knowledge have held different opinions on the meaning of: This is for him whose family is not present at Al-Masjid-Al-Harâm (i.e. non-resident of Makkah). But the preponderant opinion is that they are the inhabitants of Makkah.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.