Hajj: (24,386 pilgrims from KP, FATA to perform Hajj this year)

ISLAMABAD: A total of 24,386 pilgrims from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and FATA will perform Hajj under government and private Hajj schemes this year.

According to official sources, 13,014 people will perform Hajj under government whereas 11,372 under private scheme. Operation to airlift pilgrims to Saudi Arabia from Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar will start from 17th of this month. The last Hajj flight will leave Peshawar on September 17.