LAHORE: Pre-Hajj operation on Thursday kicked-off as the primary flight carrying 214 passengers has left for Madina Munawara from the Lahore’s Allama Iqbal Worldwide Airport.
The flight of personal airways departed at 4:45 am on Thursday morning.
Punjab Minister for Spiritual Affairs Syed Saeedul Hassan see off the pilgrims on the airport, together with Director Hajj, Rehan Abbass.
Speaking to the newsmen on the event, the minister thanked the federal government of Saudi Arabia for guaranteeing the most effective amenities for the pilgrims.
“The federal government of Pakistan will present each doable facility to the pilgrims going to KSA to carry out the spiritual ritual of Hajj”, he added.
However, Pakistan Worldwide Airways (PIA) will begin its pre-Hajj operation from Friday, and it’ll proceed until August 5.
This was knowledgeable at a gathering chaired by Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan in Islamabad on Monday.
The assembly was informed that the PIA has deliberate a complete of 294 flights for intending pilgrims. The post-Hajj flight operation will begin from August 17 to September 14 this 12 months.
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Talking on the event, the minister stated it’s considerable that PIA is beginning direct Hajj flights from Quetta this 12 months for the primary time.
He stated counters have been established by Saudi Immigration Group at Islamabad Airport beneath Highway to Makkah mission.