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Saturday July 20, 2024

190 pilgrims return home

By Our Correspondent
June 21, 2024
Director Hajj Punjab Muhammad Rizwan Sharif, Deputy Director Hajj Lahore Mujeeb Shah and others welcoming Hajaj Ikram and garlanding them with flowers on June 20, 2024. — APP
Director Hajj Punjab Muhammad Rizwan Sharif, Deputy Director Hajj Lahore Mujeeb Shah and others welcoming Hajaj Ikram and garlanding them with flowers on June 20, 2024. — APP

LAHORE:The return of pilgrims from Saudi Arabia has commenced and Hajj flight PA-471, operated by a private airline, brought 190 pilgrims from Jeddah to Allama Iqbal International Airport On Thursday.

The returning pilgrims received a warm welcome from Director of Hajj Punjab M Rizwan Sharif, Deputy Director of Hajj Lahore Mujeeb Shah. Commending the arrangements made by the Ministry of Religious Affairs during the Hajj, the officials highlighted the exceptional facilities provided to the pilgrims. They noted the significant assistance from the guides recruited by the Pakistan govt through NTS, which greatly benefited the pilgrims. The repatriation operation will continue until July 9.