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Hajj Operations 2018: PM Directs To Provide Maximum Facilitation To Pilgrims

Prime Minister Nasir-ul-Mulk was briefed about the working of ministry of religious affairs with a special focus on hajj operations 2018.

Secretary religious affairs informed that 374,857 hajj applications this year under the government Hajj scheme reflected the confidence of the general public in government managed hajj operations.

The Prime Minister was also briefed about pre-departure trainings of the Hujjaj, transportation and accommodation as well as other facilities that have been arranged to facilitate pilgrims.

The Prime Minister expressed satisfaction over the arrangements made so far by the ministry for ensuring smooth hajj operations.

He directed that special attention should be paid and maximum facilitation should be extended to the aged pilgrims and to those with special needs.