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Important Update for Pakistani Pilgrims: Hajj 2024
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Important Update for Pakistani Pilgrims: Hajj 2024

The Ministry of Religious Affairs in Pakistan has revealed that a total of 160,000 Pakistani pilgrims will undertake the sacred journey of Hajj in the year 2024. This announcement comes with significant details regarding the arrangements and logistics for the pilgrimage. According to the ministry's spokesman, the Pakistan Hajj Mission will accommodate 70,000 official Hajj pilgrims, while approximately 90,000 Pakistani pilgrims will embark on the journey through private Hajj companies. The spokesman further informed the media that a substantial number of pilgrims, totaling 55,284, have already arrived in Makkah via 214 flights operating under the official Hajj scheme. Additionally, over 30,000 pilgrims are currently in Saudi Arabia participating in the private Hajj scheme. The operat...
Hajj 2024: Saudi Ministry Announces Deadline For Umrah Pilgrims to Leave Kingdom
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Hajj 2024: Saudi Ministry Announces Deadline For Umrah Pilgrims to Leave Kingdom

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced a deadline for Umrah Pilgrims to leave the Kingdom. Foreign pilgrims holding Umrah visas will have a duration of 90 days starting from their entry into Saudi Arabia.  Now, the visa validity lasts for three months after entering Saudi Arabia, expiring by May 23, 2024 according to Gregorian calendar or the 15th of Dhul Qa'dah in the Hijri calendar. Saudi Ministry provides clarification by giving answers to people’s queries received on its “Beneficiary Care” account on a social media platform. Before, the final day for Umrah visa holders to come to Saudi Arabia this year was Dhul Qadah 15, 1445. Moreover, the validity of the Umrah visa extends for three months from its issuance date. It will not vaid from the date you arrive ...