Saudi Arabian authorities have announced that the number of Hajj pilgrims could be limited to less or more than 1,000.
According to the reports, 9,000 pilgrims of government Hajj scheme and 5,000 others under private Hajj scheme landed at various airports in Pakistan.
The Hujjaj were warmly welcomed at the airport by the authorities of religious ministry.
The pilgrims lauded the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony for ensuring quality and hygienic food
The ministry said it has taken many precautionary measures, including the issuance of mandatory health requirements
He informed that the premier has issued special instructions to the Ministry of Religious Affairs to provide maximum relief to the intending pilgrims.
"13 catering companies are providing meal facilities to the pilgrims for three times a day," the spokesperson added.