First Hajj flight under Govt scheme departed from Islamabad

First Hajj flight under government scheme departed from Islamabad early this morning today.

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 Riaz-ul-Jannah without prior permission.

It advised to all pilgrims to follow the procedure according to the directives of Hajj Moawineen after arrival to their residence in Madina.

Source: Radio Pakistan