Saudi Arabia issues flight schedule for Hajj 2024

08:54 PM | 2 Nov, 2023
Hajj flights
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RIYADH — The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) of Saudi Arabia has released the schedule of flights for Hajj 2024.

As per the official notification issued by GACA, pre-Hajj flights will begin on May 9, 2024 and post-Hajj flights will begin on June 20. Flights carrying pilgrims to Saudi Arabia will continue to arrive until June 10.

Hajj pilgrims will start returning to their home countries on June 20 and the last Hajj flight will leave on July 21, 2024.

The notification also states that airlines from various countries, including the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), can submit applications for pre and post-Hajj flight operations until January 1, 2024. 

This scheduling is a crucial part of the preparations for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

Saudi Arabia says it is going to welcome a record number of pilgrims this year and all arrangements in this regard have been finalized. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 3, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 3, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 3, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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