Over 171,000 Pakistani Hujjaj from out of a total of 200,000 have so far returned home after performing the sacred religious obligation of Hajj.
Over 1,500 Pakistani pilgrims have reached Medina after performing Hajj, where they will stay for eight days to offer prayers in Prophet's Mosque and visit shrine of the Holy Prophet to pay homage.
Director General Hajj Dr Sajid Yousafani has said that government was utilizing all resources to provide best facilities to Hujjaj (pilgrims) so that they could perform this religious obligation peacefully.
Spokesperson of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony announced that Pakistani pilgrims in Saudi Arabia for Hajj would start departing for Makkah from Madina today.
Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has asked the successful intending Hajj pilgrims of government hajj scheme under third balloting to deposit their dues in their respective banks by July 10.
The month-long pre-Hajj flight operation will commence from July 4.
The Division has identified five airports in the country where Aab-e-Zam Zam will be stored for distribution among Hujjaj on their return to the country.
Noorul Haq Qadri said his ministry is coordinating with media for public awareness as it plays a pivotal role in educating the pilgrims.
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Pir Noor-ul-Qadri on Tuesday directed the officials to ensure best possible facilities to pilgrims in the new Hajj Policy 2019. "The main aim of new Hajj Policy should be to facilitate Hujjaj," he said while chairing a meeting at the ministry office. The meeting was attended by Secretary Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Mian Muhammad Mushtaq Ahmed, Director General Hajj Dr Sajid Yousfani and directors of all departments of the ministry. The…