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Govt to facilitate Hajj pilgrims: Ghulam Sarwar

KARACHI: Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Tuesday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led federal government is committed to facilitating Hajj pilgrims.

“Aviation Division is taking steps to make ‘Road to Makkah’ project a success”, the minister said in his statement.

He said 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.

The airports include Islamabad, Quetta, Faisalabad, Sukkur, and Rahim Yar Khan.

This year 200,000 Pakistanis would perform Hajj including 117,000 through government scheme and 83,000 through the private scheme.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered the concerned authorities for foolproof arrangements for the Pakistanis, who are going to perform religious ritual of Hajj.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony would resume countrywide Hajj training programs for intending pilgrims of government Hajj scheme to aware them about the process.

The training is being imparted with the help of modules, charts, maps, sketches, lectures and television to enable the intending pilgrims to perform Hajj rituals in the light of the teachings of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH).

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