Pakistani celebrities who are performing Hajj 2022

10:16 PM | 5 Jul, 2022
Pakistani celebrities who are performing Hajj 2022
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Faithfuls from around the world are preparing for the Hajj pilgrimage – a holy duty, which is obligatory on every Muslim once in a lifetime.

Worshippers dressed in white robs have flooded the streets Makkah as the holiest city of Islam is set to host the biggest Hajj pilgrimage since the COVID pandemic.

This year, many Pakistani celebrities also decided to perform Hajj. Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar and actors including Feroze Khan, Ayeza Khan, Danish Taimoor, Atif Aslam, Hamza Ali Abbasi and Rubina Ashraf going to perform the obligatory duty this year.

In Saudi Arabia, banners are raised to warmly welcome the believers including international visitors since 2019. Armed security forces patrol the ancient city of Madinah, the birthplace of the Prophet Mohammed, to ensure a safe environment.

"At least 650,000 overseas pilgrims have arrived so far in Saudi Arabia," the authorities said Sunday.

Since the start of the pandemic, KSA registered more than 795,000 coronavirus cases, according to media outlets.

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