hajj operation

PESHAWAR, August 14: Authorities have completed security and other arrangements for the intending pilgrims who will start leaving the province for Saudi Arabia from 25 August.

A meeting was held in Peshawar, with Director Hajj Mr Shakeel Ahmad Sethi in the chair. Officials of various departments attended the meeting.

Mr Sethi told the meeting participants that the Hajj operation would start from 25 August and end on 29 August in the province.

The director said a special bus service would be started at the Haji Camp for the convenience of intending pilgrims.

He added that relatives of the pilgrims would not be allowed in the vicinity of Haji Camp and airport.

He said polio vaccination would also be arranged for the intending pilgrims. According to the director Hajj, there would no loadshedding in Hayatabad and Haji Camp during the Hajj operation.