Issuance of E-visas begins as Hajj preparations enter into last section

The authorities have began issuance of e-visas to pilgrims registered below authorities Hajj scheme as preparations have entered into its last section, on Saturday.

A spokesperson of Ministry of Non secular Affairs mentioned that 10 Hajj pilgrims camps have been activated throughout the nation.

“Pilgrims will probably be offered passports, tickets, [identification] lockets and different associated valuables earlier than their flights,” he added.

“The start of Street to Makkah mission for Hajj 2019 will probably be produced from Islamabad. A 51-member delegation of Saudi immigration division will attain federal capital on Sunday to evaluation preparations at Islamabad airport.”

Below the pilot mission, immigration strategy of Pakistani pilgrims will probably be accomplished at Islamabad airport and baggage of the pilgrims will probably be shifted to their residences straight from Saudi airport.

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) had introduced on June 27 the schedule of pre-Hajj flight operations for Karachi’s Jinnah Worldwide Airport.

In line with the schedule, first pre-Hajj flight of a personal airline will depart from Karachi on July 5. The flight, PA-1760 would go away for Saudi Arabia with over 180 intending pilgrims on board.

From Karachi, the primary PIA Hajj flight, PK-743, will depart at 7:00 pm with 225 passengers on board for Medina on July 5.

Sources mentioned that over 25,081 intending pilgrims could be transported to Saudi Arabia via 95 flights through the Hajj operation from Karachi and added that the operation would proceed until August 6.

CAA spokesperson mentioned that each doable facility could be offered to the intending pilgrims and added that FIA’s separate counters could be established on the Jinnah Worldwide Airport on to ease the method of immigration.