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November 19, 2019
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54 Pakistani Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

ISLAMABAD: A total of 54 Pakistani pilgrims including 20 female and 34 male pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia during Hajj-2016.

Spokesman Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony told APP that 545 Muavineen-e-Hujjaj resolved 131,228 complaints of hujjaj during hajj-2016.

He said the ministry deployed 250 seasonal staff, 450 medical mission, 433 Muavineen-e-Hujjaj and 950 local
Muavineen-e-Hujjaj to facilitate the pilgrims during hajj-2016.

Moreover Pakistan Hajj Mission arranged 400 wheelchairs  for elderly and feeble pilgrims. – APP