Banks start receiving Hajj applications from Monday

  • Total 179,210 pilgrims from Pakistan will perform Hajj this year
  • Hajj package for the north region will be Rs 280,000 while it will be Rs 270,000 for south region
Pakistan

LAHORE – The designated branches of banks will start receiving Hajj applications from Monday. This was stated by the Spokesperson Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Imran Siddiqi.

He said Hajj applications will be received from intending pilgrims till 24th of this month at 13 designated bank branches across Pakistan, including Azad Kashmir.

The spokesperson said that balloting for successful applicants will be held on 26th of this month.

He said that successful applicants will be informed via SMS and general mail, while balloting results will also be available at www.mora.gov.pk.

Imran Siddiqi said that this year total 179,210 pilgrims from Pakistan will perform Hajj. This will include one hundred twenty thousand pilgrims under the government scheme, while fifty-nine thousand two hundred and ten people will be taken under private Hajj scheme.

To a question, he said Hajj package for the north region will be Rs 280,000 while it will be Rs 270,000 for south region.