Hajj Will Be More Expensive in 2021: Religious Affairs Minister

The Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Pir Noor Ul Haq Qadri, announced that this year Hajj will be expensive due to the adherence of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).


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While speaking to the media, after attending a Hajj conference with the representatives of Hajj organizers association Pakistan and Hajj organizers association Sindh, at Haji Camp, he said, “Hajj could be expensive this year due to the COVID-19 SOPs”.

He revealed that the government is in consultation with the stakeholders for drafting the Hajj Policy 2021, and they are considering offering more facilities to the pilgrims next year, including the arrangement of a vaccine for them.  However, he said, that Saudi Arabia had not yet announced a clear policy for Hajj 2021.


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Earlier in June, Saudi Arabia allowed a limited number of pilgrims for Hajj in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Thus, only 10,000 people already residing in Saudi Arabia were allowed to perform Hajj under strict COVID-19 SOPs.


  • ITS TIME TO LAUNCH MARINE VESSEL (BY SEA) FOR HAJJ AND UMRAH ONLY
    SAVE, SECURE AND AFFORDABLE TO EVERYONE.

      • WE DON’T HAVE PROPER ROAD FOR CURRENT TRANSPORT
        AND HYPERLOOP TAKE TOO MNUCH TIME
        VESSEL IS READY EVERYWHERE
        BUT ATLEAST WE CAN RUN VESSEL TO SUPPORT PEOPLE WHO CAN WANT TO PERFROM HAJJ AND UMRAN ON LOW BUDGET


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