ISLAMABAD: The Saudi authorities on Wednesday introduced the rise of Pakistan’s Hajj quota to 200,000, International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi mentioned.
Chatting with Pakistan Tv, FM Qureshi mentioned the message was conveyed to him by his Saudi counterpart Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir throughout a telephonic dialog. “The federal government and other people of Pakistan are grateful to the Saudi authorities for this commendable step,” he mentioned.
“Saudi Arabia has elevated the Hajj quota for Pakistan from the prevailing 184,210 pilgrims to 200,000 to facilitate extra individuals from the brotherly nation to carry out Hajj,” Qureshi shared.
The overseas minister appeared upbeat over the event and mentioned he has knowledgeable Prime Minister Imran Khan in regards to the Kingdom’s choice. Terming the event as one other present from Kahdim-e-Harmain Sharifain for the individuals of Pakistan, Qureshi mentioned it might present a chance to extra individuals from the nation to meet their non secular obligation.
Furthermore, he thanked Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in addition to the Authorities of Saudi Arabia for his or her type gesture on his in addition to on behalf of the federal government and the individuals of Pakistan.