Repatriation of pilgrims continuing from Saudi Arabia to Pakistan

Radio Pakistan's correspondent Muhammad Akram Khan reports from Makkah that over 1,500 Pakistani pilgrims have reached Medina after performing Hajj, where they will stay for eight days to offer prayers in Prophet's Mosque and visit shrine of the Holy Prophet [Peace Be Upon Him] to pay homage.

In-charge Medina departure, Rana Muhammad Nazim, while talking to Radio Pakistan, said that about 67,000 pilgrims have not yet visited Medina and they will be taken to that city in phases.

He said all the Hujjaj will travel to Medina and Pakistan from Makkah by 6th of next month, except the ailing ones, who are admitted in hospitals. He said around four thousand pilgrims will move to Medina and Pakistan on daily basis and Hajj flight operation for repatriation of Pakistani pilgrims to their homeland will be concluded on 15th of the next month.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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