Published On: Fri, Jan 17th, 2014
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Dar direct posting of Hajj policy 2014 on website

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ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to post Draft Hajj Policy 2014 on the website of Ministry of Religious Affairs for information of the General Public for their comments and suggestion.

It was decided in a meeting of the committee constituted by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to review the arrangements of forthcoming Hajj met here under the chairmanship of Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar.

The committee recommended that a delegation under the leadership of Federal Minister for Religious Affairs may be sent to Saudi Arabia to conclude agreements with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia so that Hajj arrangements can be made well in time.

It was also reiterated that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreed with Hajj Group Operator regarding allocation of quota will be strictly adhered.

The meeting was attended by Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Mohammad Yousuf and Minister of State for Religious Affairs Pir Ameen Hasnaat, Advisor on Finance Rana Asad Amin, Secretary Interior Shahid Khan and senior officials of the concerned ministries.