ISLAMABAD: The federal authorities on Tuesday introduced names of over 107,000 profitable candidates for Hajj 2019.
Minister for Non secular Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri opened computerised balloting for Hajj, which might be accomplished tonight. The profitable candidates would be told by way of SMS.
The candidates, who couldn’t succeed over the previous three years, had been declared profitable this time with out balloting.
Chatting with reporters, the minister mentioned the federal government obtained 2,000 functions of candidates aged 80 to 90 years. He mentioned two assistants every can be despatched with aged lady pilgrims.
He mentioned that on the entire, 216623 functions had been submitted; 123,700 by male candidates and 92,923 by feminine candidates.
Qadri mentioned the best variety of utility had been obtained from Punjab i.e. 108,006. From Sindh, 49,343 functions had been submitted, 40,752 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 10,258 from Balochistan.
From Azad Kashmir, 2,316 functions had been obtained, 4,314 from tribal districts of KP and a pair of,422 from Gilgit-Baltistan.
This yr, 184,210 Pakistanis will carry out Hajj of which 107,526 will carry out the annual pilgrimage beneath the federal government scheme and 71,684 will beneath non-public schemes.
Based on the 2019 Hajj coverage, intending pilgrims needed to pay Rs 436,975 and Rs19,451 as non-obligatory fees for sacrificial animals.