Balloting for additional quota of Haj pilgrims to be held on May 20

Balloting for additional quota of Haj pilgrims to be held on May 20
A Muslim hajji pilgrim prays at Jabal Al Rahma holy mountain, or the mountain of forgiveness, at Arafat for the annual hajj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. More than 2 million Muslims have begun the annual hajj pilgrimage, one of the five pillars of Islam which is required of all able-bodied Muslims once in their lifetime.(AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony is going to hold another round of Haj balloting on May 20, sources all around set in the service told DawnNewsTV on Saturday.

The service, through the balloting to be held at 3pm, will encourage 9,474 more Haj explorers as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had as of late overhauled the share for Pakistani travelers.

The Saudi government had expanded the Haj portion for Pakistani pioneers to 200,000 from the past 184,210.

The religious issues service had chosen to isolate the extra quantity of around 16,000 pioneers according to the current recipe under which 60 percent of the seats go to the administration Haj conspire, while 40pc are conceded to the private segment.

The Monday’s vote will incorporate just those hopeful pioneers who had connected for Haj under the administration plot for 2019 however couldn’t succeed.

Those candidates who haven’t pulled back their Haj contribution from banks will be incorporated into the balloting consequently, while the individuals who have pulled back the sum will be given four days to re-submit it.

Saudi Arabia has included Pakistan in its “Street to Makkah” venture, which will enable travelers to experience movement freedom at Pakistani air terminals before leaving for Haj.

Riyadh, on the solicitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan, has likewise chosen to give e-visa office to Pakistani pioneers. Under the office, aiming travelers will be given visas at their doorstep.

Priest for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Dr Noorul Haq Qadri had declared in February that the movement office was being stretched out to Lahore and Islamabad, after Karachi.


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