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Ministry seeks documents to award Haj quota to private scheme

Ministry has requested relevant documents from Haj group organisers till December 4 to give quota for Haj operation 2024

November 29, 2023
Muslim worshippers pray around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabias holy city of Makkah on July 5, 2022. — AFP
Muslim worshippers pray around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah on July 5, 2022. — AFP

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Religious Affairs has started an assessment to award the Haj quota to the private scheme.

The ministry has requested the relevant documents from Haj group organisers till December 4 to give the quota for the Haj operation 2024. The documents requested to be provided include the company’s management data including if any changes have been made. A no-default certificate from the FBR and SBP should be provided. The organised card issued by the Saudi government last year should be provided. Latest SECP Form A, Form 21 and Form 29 should also be provided.

The MD or Director of the company will give undertaking on a stamp paper that his company is not blacklisted in Pakistan or Saudi Arabia and no dispute in the management of the company is sub judice under SECP or any other court of law. The firm is not a defaulter of any bank. The company will accept the terms of Haj Policy 2024 and Service Provider Agreement. The ministry has also made it clear that asking for documents should not be taken to mean that the Haj quota will be provided. The quota will be given as per Haj policy 2024.