Over 32,000 Pakistani pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia

Government of PakistanOver 32,000 Pakistani pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia

MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia: Approximately 30,000 Pakistani pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia under the government scheme by May 23, 2024, traveling via 126 flights.

Additionally, over 2,000 pilgrims have arrived under private arrangements.


The Pakistan Hajj Mission, Saudi authorities, and Catering Companies have extended a warm welcome to the pilgrims, ensuring their comfort and well-being.

As many as 12 more flights are scheduled to arrive in Madinah on Thursday, bringing additional pilgrims. Direct hajj flights from Pakistan to Jeddah will commence on May 24.

To facilitate the pilgrims, the Pakistan Hajj Mission has deployed 156 Mu’awineen (assistants) to provide medical facilities and 336 assistants for transportation, accommodation, and food arrangements.

The Main Control Office of the Hajj Mission continues to guide and support pilgrims through the Pak hajj mobile app.

Meanwhile, a significant number of over 12,000 Pakistani pilgrims arrived in Makkah to perform Umrah following their visit to Madinah on Thursday. The majority of these pilgrims have been accommodated at Azizia and Batha Quraish areas of Makkah.

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