Pakistan has officially announced the flight schedule for Hajj 2023 under the government scheme, as revealed by the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
Senator Talha Mehmood announced that the first Hajj flight from Pakistan would take off on May 21 from Islamabad. Explore more.
Additionally, intending pilgrims will depart for Saudi Arabia from Karachi and Lahore. After the inaugural flight, Sialkot is scheduled to have its first Hajj flight on Monday, Multan on Tuesday, and Quetta on Wednesday.
Rahim Yar Khan and Sukkur will see their flights on June 6 and 7, respectively, while the final Hajj flight departs on June 20.
In line with the “Road to Makkah” project, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Interior Minister, Dr Nasir Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Dawood, visited Pakistan for a two-day visit.
The primary objective of this initiative is to simplify and streamline immigration processes for Hajj pilgrims, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free experience.
The Saudi official was scheduled to finalize and sign an agreement about the “Road to Makkah” project during his stay. Furthermore, he was expected to hold meetings with various dignitaries, including Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the Federal Minister for Narcotics Control, and the Chief of Army Staff.
The “Road to Makkah” initiative has been introduced in five countries: Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Morocco, and Bangladesh. Its primary aim is to facilitate easy and convenient immigration facilities for Hajj, making their journey to Makkah more accessible and efficient. Read more news.