In line with the Minister for Non secular Affairs and Interfaith Concord, Noor ul Haq Qadri, the ministry will begin receiving Hajj functions on authorities quota from February 24.
The federal authorities introduced Hajj Coverage 2020 earlier this week, underneath which 179,210 Pakistani pilgrims will have the ability to carry out Hajj. The federal government has set the ratio of personal and authorities Hajj scheme at 40:60.
Noor ul Haq Qadri has suggested the pilgrims to finish all vital paperwork and prepare the quantity beforehand to keep away from any undesirable conditions.
Beneath the Hajj coverage, pilgrims from the northern area must pay Rs. 490,000 whereas the southern area’s pilgrims pays Rs. 480,000.
Banks with greater than 250 branches will have the ability to obtain the Hajj functions. Banks will maintain the cash of pilgrims in Sharia-compliant accounts solely, said the minister.
Candidates who had their functions rejected within the final three years and are above 70 years of age shall be chosen for Hajj this yr robotically. Nevertheless, they might be required to furnish the appliance numbers for the earlier three years.
Stories recommend that the method to submit Hajj functions underneath authorities quota will final for two weeks.
Final yr, the street to Makkah mission was launched for pilgrims leaving from Islamabad Worldwide Airport.
Noor ul Haq Qadri is deliberating along with his Saudi Arabian counterpart to provoke the street to Makkah mission from all 4 provincial capitals this yr.
The street to Makkah mission permits pilgrims to bear immigration and different paperwork at airports of their homeland so they don’t have to attend in lengthy queues at Saudi airports.