Tuesday, May 28, 2024

MORA: Hajj Pilgrims Required to Vaccinate Before Departure

Ahead of the upcoming Hajj pilgrimage, the Ministry of Religious Affairs has issued a mandate requiring intending pilgrims to receive vaccination at least five days before their departure for Saudi Arabia.

An official from the Ministry emphasized that vaccination is a mandatory requirement for all pilgrims.

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In preparation for the journey, each pilgrim will be provided with a package containing essential items such as a large travel bag, a small hand-carry bag, a shoe bag, an Ihram belt for men, and a scarf for women.

Read: Pakistan: Hajj pilgrimage journey to begin from May 9

The pre-Hajj flight operations are scheduled to commence from Thursday and will continue until the ninth of the following month.

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This year, over sixty-eight thousand intending pilgrims are expected to travel to Saudi Arabia through 259 flights under the Government Hajj Scheme, facilitating their journey to perform the sacred pilgrimage.

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Muhammad Yasir
Muhammad Yasir
Muhammad Yasir is an online content editor and senior journalist with fifteen years of experience in the field. He specializes in business, telecommunications, finance, and technology sectors. Muhammad Yasir has fulfilled senior reporter duties for both National English and Urdu.
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