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Third Hajj and Umrah Services Conference Showcase Saudi Vision 2030’s Global Impact

Important Note For Hajj Pilgrims: Two doses of which vaccine are mandatory?

The third edition of the Hajj and Umrah Services Conference and Exhibition concluded on a triumphant note, attracting a staggering number of nearly 100,000 visitors from approximately 100 countries. This global convergence of enthusiasts was orchestrated by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah in collaboration with the Pilgrim Experience Programme, …

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Mobile App to assist Hajj Pilgrims launched

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah decides to hold Hajj with a limited number of pilgrims who already reside in Saudi Arabia

In a groundbreaking move, the Caretaker Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has revealed visionary plans to transform the Hajj pilgrimage in 2024, benefitting the anticipated 90,000 pilgrims from Pakistan. The focal point of this ambitious initiative is the introduction of a cutting-edge mobile application designed to revolutionize the …

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Government Slashes Hajj 2024 Expenses by Rs100,000: A Landmark Decision for Pilgrims

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah decides to hold Hajj with a limited number of pilgrims who already reside in Saudi Arabia

In a significant move aimed at facilitating pilgrims, the government of Pakistan has announced a substantial reduction in the expenses associated with Hajj 2024. The Hajj quota for the upcoming year has been set at 179,210, with an equitable distribution ratio of 50% allocated to both public and private Hajj …

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Minister leads crucial discussion on Hajj 2024

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah decides to hold Hajj with a limited number of pilgrims who already reside in Saudi Arabia

Caretaker Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Aneeq Ahmed on Saturday chaired a high-profile meeting centring on accelerating the application process for Hajj 2024 and delving into the comprehensive implementation of a long-term Hajj policy.  Religious Affairs Secretary Aftab Akbar Durrani, Additional Secretary, Joint Secretary for Hajj, and Director …

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1st post Hajj flight carrying 361 Hajis arrives in Karachi

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The first post Hajj Flight No. PK-832 carrying around 361 Hujjaj from Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, reached Jinnah International Airport –Karachi on Sunday. The Sindh Governor Mohammed Kamran Khan Tessori welcomed the Hujjaj and put garlands on them upon their arrival. The first post Hajj flight arrived in the …

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Hajj 2023: Pilgrims start ritual of standing at Arafat

Important Note For Hajj Pilgrims: Two doses of which vaccine are mandatory?

Around two million pilgrims on Tuesday morning started proceeding to Namirah Mosque as well as to their designated tents in Arafat after spending a night of meditation and supplication in the Tent City of Mina. Live Broadcast from the Holy Sites of Makkah Al-Mukartamah for Hajj Season 2023 Video Credits: …

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Hajj 2023: Pilgrims flock to Mina to spend day of Tarwiyah

Important Note For Hajj Pilgrims: Two doses of which vaccine are mandatory?

The Hujjaj on Monday flocked to holy city of Mina to spend day of Tarwiyah (water provision) in pursuit of Prophet’s (PBUH) Sunnah. Mina – A city of tents in Makkah.. #Hajj2023 #Hajj1444 #Hajj pic.twitter.com/1WIs0c53db— Saudi-Expatriates.com (@saudiexpat) June 22, 2023 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s leadership has provided security, medical …

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Türkiye launch Makkah route initiative to serve Pilgrims

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After launching Makkah Route Initiative at Istanbul International Airport in the Republic of Türkiye, the Director General of the Saudi General Directorate of Passports, Major. General Sulaiman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Yahya, said the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had launched it to facilitate the journey of Hajj and Umrah. In remarks …

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The first group of Pakistani Hajj Pilgrims reach Madinah 

Travel Saudi Arabia allows direct entry from six countries, including Pakistan

The first group of 316 Pakistani Hajj pilgrims has reached their designated residences in Madinah, where they were greeted and welcomed by both the Pakistani Hajj Mission and Saudi authorities. Deputy Director Hajj Zaigham Nawaz told that the pilgrims, during their stay in Madinah, will spend eight days and have …

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First Hajj flight to take off on May 20 from Pakistan

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Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Senator Muhammad Talha Mahmood on Wednesday was briefed that the first Hajj flight would take off on May 20, from Pakistan. Secretary Religious Affairs Aftab Akbar Durrani while briefing the minister, informed that the Hajj fight operation would be concluded on June 21. …

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