First Hajj flight under Government scheme departs from Islamabad today

Islamabad, June 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):First Hajj flight under government scheme is departing from Islamabad today [Monday]. According to spokesperson of Ministry of Religious Affairs, thirty-two thousand pilgrims will be flown to Saudi Arabia through 106 Hajj flights. The spokesperson said forty-two flights will be operated from Islamabad under Road to Makkah project.

Hajj pilgrims are also being informed about the flights through the website and SMS on their mobile number. The Ministry has urged all Hajj Pilgrims not to enter the premises of Riaz-ul-Jannah without prior permission of Saudi authorities. The Ministry said the Saudi authorities have banned entry to Riyadh al-Jannah without prior permission.

It advised all pilgrims to follow the procedure according to the directives of Hajj Moawineen after arrival to their residents in Madina. Meanwhile, Chairman of Pakistan Ulema Council Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi has urged the intending pilgrims not to indulge in any political or sectarian activities during the Hajj rites.

Talking to APP, he asked the faithful to strictly abide by the code of conduct issued by Saudi government. Tahir Ashrafi said as per Saudi government instructions, all kind of political and sectarian activities are prohibited.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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