Rs 25,000 to Rs 58,000 to be refunded to Govt Hajj Scheme pilgrims: Qadri

ISLAMABAD, Jul 2 (APP):Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sahibzada Noor-ul-Haq Qadri Tuesday said the government had decided to refund Rs 25,000 to Rs 58,000 to each pilgrim on account of hiring cheap residential buildings and saving transport and other expenditures in Saudi Arabia.

Briefing media about decisions of Federal Cabinet at press press conference with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, he said the cabinet had decided to distribute the additional Hajj quota of 4,316 granted by Saudi Arabia among the Government Scheme pilgrims through a transparent balloting.