First Hajj flight departs from Islamabad to Saudi Arabia

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 4 (APP): Hajj operation from the federal
capital started on Thursday morning carrying 328 intending pilgrims from Islamabad to Saudi Arabia.

The Pakistan International Airline (PIA) flight PK-2503
departed at 4.25 am.

The pilgrims were seen off by Minister of Religious Affairs
and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf.

The Minister congratulating the intending pilgrims and said that all possible arrangements have been made to provide the best possible facilities to Pakistani pilgrims.

This year PIA would operate flights from ten cities of
Pakistan including Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Sukkur, Multan and Rahim Yar Khan.