MULTAN – Three-day annual Urs celebrations of Sufi saint Hazrat Shah Rukn-e-Alam (RA) will start in the city from Saturday (tomorrow).

The custodian of the shrine, Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi will inaugurate the 705th urs ceremony by giving a bath (ghusal) to the shrine. A large number of devotees from every part of the country would attend the urs.

Arrangements were being made to accommodate the devotees at the nearby schools and colleges.

The urs would continue till Jan 14. A meeting in this regard was held with Deputy Commissioner Mudassir Riaz Malik in the chair to review arrangements for the urs.