Hajj Policy 2016 announced, banks to start receiving applications on Monday

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ISLAMABAD, April 16 (APP): Federal Minister for Religious Affairs
and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf on Saturday said the designated branches of scheduled banks would start receiving applications under the Government Hajj Scheme on Monday.

Announcing the Hajj Policy 2016 at a press conference here, the
minister said the applications would be received till April 26.
Balloting for successful intending pilgrims would be held on April 29,
who would be intimated through a letter, he added.

He said the Hajj package for pilgrims from Karachi,
Quetta and Sukkur (South Region) would be Rs 261,941 and from
Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, Rahim Yar Khan, Faisalabad and
Sialkot (North Region) Rs 270,941.