Pakistani Hajj mission reaches Makkah to finalise arrangements for pilgrims

Islamabad, May 20, 2023 (PPI-OT):The first batch of Pakistani Hajj mission has reached Makkah to finalise the arrangements for Pakistani pilgrims. Radio Pakistan’s correspondent Javed Iqbal reports from Makkah that 138-member batch includes 19 Moavineen, 67 medical experts and 52 staff officers from Ministry of Religious Affairs.

The mission will set up field medical camps along with finalising other arrangements including accommodation, transportation and catering facilities for Pakistani Hajj pilgrims. It is pertinent to mention that the flight operation to airlift Pakistani intending pilgrims will commence from tomorrow.

After 2019, this would be the first Hajj with full strength under which around 180,000 Pakistani pilgrims will travel to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj. On the special instructions of Minister for Religious Affairs Talha Mahmood, the staff of the Ministry is making rigorous efforts to make this year Hajj successful.

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