First Group Of Indian Haj Pilgrims Arrive In Medina
Saturday, July 6, 2019, 8:36 AM
The first group of 419 Indian pilgrims for the upcoming Haj have arrived in Saudi Arabia to perform the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, according to a media report. Indian Ambassador Ausaf Sayeed, Consul General Noor Rahman Sheikh and Haj Consul Y Sabir received the pilgrims on arrival at the Prince Muhammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Medina on Thursday, the Saudi Gazette reported.
Record 2 Lakh Haj Pilgrims From India In 2019: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Monday, June 10, 2019, 8:17 AM
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said a-record-number of two-lakh Indian-Muslims will go to Haj this year, that too without any subsidy, on more than 500-flights from 21 embarkation-points across the country. "The Ministry of Minority Affairs received serious complaints against some PTOs. This year, three PTOs have been blacklisted. Strict-action was taken against several of them last-year as well," he said.