Pakistani Hujjaj’s ‘Advanced Caravans’ to leave Madinah for Makkah on May 17

By Muhammad Aslam MADINAH al-MUNAWWARAH, May 15 (APP)::The Pakistan Hajj Mission has welcomed a total of 15,819 intending pilgrims so far in the revered city of the Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him). The remaining pilgrims are scheduled to arrive by May 17, and those who complete an 8-day stay will then embark on their journey… Continue reading Pakistani Hujjaj’s ‘Advanced Caravans’ to leave Madinah for Makkah on May 17

Hajj without official permission strictly forbidden under Islamic principles, legal regulations: Ashrafi

By Rehan Khan ISLAMABAD, May 05 (APP):Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) Chairman and Hajj Organisers Association of Pakistan (HOAP) Patron-in-Chief, Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi has unveiled a comprehensive code of conduct in a bid to ensure a smooth and hassle-free pilgrimage experience for private Hajj pilgrims. He, in a recent press talk, emphasized the importance… Continue reading Hajj without official permission strictly forbidden under Islamic principles, legal regulations: Ashrafi

Saudi Arabia launches Nusuk pilgrim card for the Hajj of 2024

ISLAMABAD, May 02 (APP):The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has launched the Nusuk pilgrim card, which will be in use for the forthcoming annual pilgrimage of Hajj 2024. Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah released the Nusuk card by presenting its copy to Indonesian Minister of Religious Affairs Yaqut Cholil… Continue reading Saudi Arabia launches Nusuk pilgrim card for the Hajj of 2024

Hajj training for intending pilgrims held

FAISALABAD, Apr 25 (APP):A training session for 2,260 intending pilgrims from the two districts was held at Iqbal auditorium, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, here on Thursday. As many as 1,100 intending pilgrims belonged to city Faisalabad while 1,060 pilgrims from tehsil Saddar, Chak Jhumra, Samundri, Tandlianwala, Jaranwala, district Chiniot, tehsil Lalian and Bhowana. The training… Continue reading Hajj training for intending pilgrims held

Hajj visas from March 1; Makkah approves buildings to accommodate 1.2m pilgrims

ISLAMABAD, Feb 29 (APP):A Saudi committee in charge of housing Muslim pilgrims during the upcoming annual Hajj season in the holy city of Makkah has already licensed a total of 1,860 buildings. The licensed buildings can accommodate an estimated 1.2 million pilgrims, according to the government panel. Deputy Governor of Makkah Prince Saud bin Meshal… Continue reading Hajj visas from March 1; Makkah approves buildings to accommodate 1.2m pilgrims

Nationwide training of Hujjaj continues at tehsil, district levels

ISLAMABAD, Feb 29 (APP):The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony commenced the first phase of training for intending pilgrims nationwide at the tehsil and district levels. Launched on February 12, this comprehensive programme is set to continue until March 10, in a bid to equip pilgrims with essential knowledge and skills vital for their… Continue reading Nationwide training of Hujjaj continues at tehsil, district levels

Private Hajj bookings set to commence on Friday: Ashrafi

ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (APP):Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Religious Affairs and Pakistani Diaspora in Middle East and Islamic Countries, Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi on Thursday announced that the private Hajj organizers would start booking for the Hajj 2024 from Friday, February 16, nationwide. Addressing a press conference along with Hajj Organizers Association of Pakistan… Continue reading Private Hajj bookings set to commence on Friday: Ashrafi

Short-term Hajj facility introduced for intended pilgrims: minister

LAHORE, Feb 14 (APP):Caretaker Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Aneeq Ahmed has announced that this year’s Hajj is set to be optimal for Pakistani pilgrims, offering unprecedented facilities. He introduced a short-term Hajj facility for the first time, marking a notable milestone in the nation’s history. Addressing the start of the training… Continue reading Short-term Hajj facility introduced for intended pilgrims: minister

Mandatory Hajj ritual training to begin on February 12

ISLAMABAD, Feb 2 (APP):The first phase of mandatory Hajj ritual training for intending pilgrims of the Government Scheme will commence on February 12 in seven Haji camps located nationwide. A spokesman of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony said in a statement that over 69,000 government scheme pilgrims will undergo training in two… Continue reading Mandatory Hajj ritual training to begin on February 12

Ministry to reveal comprehensive hajj training, biometric schedule next week: Aneeq

ISLAMABAD, Feb 1 (APP):Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Aneeq Ahmed Thursday said that the ministry plans to release the comprehensive training and biometric schedule for Hajj pilgrims next week, aiming to provide enhanced facilitation for the pilgrimage. Talking to the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan, Nawaf bin Saeed Ahmad Al Maliky, regarding… Continue reading Ministry to reveal comprehensive hajj training, biometric schedule next week: Aneeq

Saudi minister announces operational start of this year’s Hajj season

ISLAMABAD, Jan 12 (APP):Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Hajj and Umrah Tawfiq Al-Rabiah has announced the commencement of operational activities for this year’s Hajj season, 1445 AH, effective immediately. Al-Rabiah expressed gratitude to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman for his generous patronage of the third edition of the Hajj and Umrah Services… Continue reading Saudi minister announces operational start of this year’s Hajj season

Speakers for effective dissemination of Hajj practices through strong media partnerships

JEDDAH, Jan 11 (APP): Speakers at the session titled “Media’s Role in Hajj: Perspectives from Local and Global Contexts”,  held Thursday – the last day of Hajj and Umrah Service Conference & Exhibition 2024, called for enhanced multi-media coverage and dissemination of annual Hajj practices through strong partnerships among various media organisations from across the… Continue reading Speakers for effective dissemination of Hajj practices through strong media partnerships

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