Pakistan, Saudi Arabia sign Hajj agreement

News Desk , Bol News

06:47:47, Monday, December 10, 2018

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia signed on Sunday an agreement regarding terms and conditions and information regarding the holy pilgrimage of the Hajj in 2019.

According to the agreement, signed by religious affairs ministers of the two countries, a record 184,210 Pakistani Muslims will perform their religious obligation next year. The Saudi government has increased the quota for Pakistan with 5,000 pilgrims under the Road to Makkah project.

35,000 pilgrims from Sindh province will benefit in the first phase of the scheme, whose verification and immigration will take place at Karachi airport.

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