Hajis to get subsidy amount on return


Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Mufti Abdul Shakoor has said the Hajj subsidy amount approved by the Federal Cabinet, will be returned to Hajj Pilgrims on their arrival to Pakistan.

As per the Cabinet decision, a subsidy of Rs 1,50,000 will be given to Hajj pilgrims on their return to the country.

Chairing a meeting at Pakistan Hajj Mission in Makkah on Sunday, he said the government has transferred the subsidy amount to the account of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony. During the meeting, the Minister was briefed about Hajj arrangements at Mina, Muzdalifah and Arafat.


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