Ministry announces Zamzam water distribution pact for pilgrims

Ministry has made all airlines responsible after an agreement to facilitate pilgrims at designated points to collect Zamzam

By Our Correspondent
June 21, 2024
An employee distributes Zamzam water bottles at the Grand Mosque in Makkah.— SPA/File

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has announced the arrangements for distributing Zamzam holy water among pilgrims availing of the government scheme.

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The Ministry has made all airlines responsible after an agreement to facilitate pilgrims at designated points to collect Zamzam.

The airlines, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Saudi Airlines, SereneAir, and AirSial, will carry pilgrims back to Pakistan, the Religious Ministry said.

The pilgrims have been urged to collect holy water from concerned airports and book it with their luggage. The Ministry specified that pilgrims traveling with PIA, except those from Quetta and Sukkar, will collect Zamzam water from Jeddah and Medina airports.

Pilgrims from Quetta and Sukkar traveling with PIA will collect Zamzam from their airports in Pakistan, while pilgrims traveling with Saudi Airlines, SereneAir, and AirSial will collect Zamzam from their airports in Pakistan.

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