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Saudi Arabia increases Pakistan’s Hajj quota by 5,000 for 2019

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia has increased quota of Pakistani pilgrims for next year's Hajj by 5,000. According to a spokesperson of Ministry of Religious Affairs, an agreement has been signed in this regard by Minister of Religious Affairs Pir Noor ul Haq Qadri and his Saudi Arabian counterpart. Under the arrangement, more than 184, 000 pilgrims will perform Hajj from Pakistan next year. It has also been decided to include Pakistani pilgrims in 'Road to Makkah' project in phases. Initially, 35, 000 pilgrims of Sindh…