QUETTA: Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Noor-ul-Haq Qadri on Monday said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led federal government was committed to providing all facilities to Hajj pilgrims.
Addressing a media workshop regarding Hajj 2019 in Quetta, Qadri said the ministry of religious affairs has for the first time made arrangements to spread information regarding Hajj through social media.
Later, the minister distributed certificates among media personnel.
Yesterday, it was announced that the month-long pre-Hajj flight operation will commence from July 4.
An official of the Ministry of Religious Affairs had said the details of flight schedule have already been uploaded on the ministry’s website, according to a Radio Pakistan report.
He said the intending pilgrims are also being informed about relevant details through SMS and intimation letters.
The official said pilgrims have been asked to report to their respective Madinat ul Hujjaj two days prior to their flights for getting tickets and seal pack medicine. Each pilgrim is allowed to bring 30-kilogram luggage with them.
He urged pilgrims to benefit from Hajj training material available at the ministry’s website and ministry’s social media links.