ISLAMABAD : – Hajj flights operation to airlift intending pilgrims to the Holy land of Makkah and Madina began on Saturday.
A PIA flight PK7003 carrying three hundred and twenty-seven pilgrims left Islamabad for Madina on Saturday morning.
Another flight of Hajj PK-7001 left from Karachi carrying over 300 pilgrims under government Hajj scheme early Saturday morning.
Ministry of Religious Affairs and Auqaf officials, Airport staff and family members of pilgrims saw off the pilgrims at Jinnah International Airport.
Meanwhile, The First Hajj flight carrying one hundred eighty intending Pilgrims also left from Lahore to Medina on Saturday.
The intending pilgrims are being intimated about their flight schedule through SMS and they can also see the schedule on the website of the Ministry.
Vaccination of intending pilgrims has already started at Hajj camps. Intending pilgrims have been asked to reach Hajj camps two days ahead of their departure schedule.