Friday, December 2, 2022

Religious Ministry discloses Hajj cost details

Maulana Abdul Shakoor, Pakistan’s Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, has stated that the cost of performing the Hajj for Pakistanis will be 860,000 rupees this year.

According to the facts, the Religious Ministry has revealed the details of the Hajj cost for this year. According to the details, the Religious Ministry has stated that the Hajj will cost Pakistanis Rs860,000, while the cost for the southern half of the country will be Rs850,000.

In his explanation of the costs associated with performing the Hajj, Maulana Abdul Shakoor stated that the cost of lodging in Mecca is expected to be 112,000 rupees, while the cost of lodging in Madinah is expected to be 38,000 rupees. Individuals will be required to pay Rs45,000 (including Qurbani) in accordance with the Haj Policy.

The Minister went on to say that the cost of transportation would be 84,000 rupees, while the cost of meals would be 56,000 rupees. The minister estimated that the cost of performing Hajj in Saudi Arabia would be Rs300,000, while the cost of obtaining a visa would be Rs16,000.

It is important to note that the national flag airline of Pakistan, Pakistan International Airline (PIA), will begin flight operations for this year’s Hajj beginning on June 6; this information is crucial to this discussion.

According to a spokesperson for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the first Hajj flight will leave Islamabad for Madina on June 6. According to PIA, pilgrims traveling to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj would stop in both Jeddah and Madinah.

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According to a statement issued by Pakistan’s national flag airline, “The national flag carrier will fly overall 400 pre and post-Hajj flights from May 31 to August 13,” the Hajj pilgrimage will begin on May 31 and end on August 13.

According to the statement, the Hajj operation will be carried out from eight cities in Pakistan, including Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Multan, Peshawar, and Quetta. Also included on the list is Quetta.

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