Pilgrims can withdraw money from their respective banks by showing their original ID cards, Minister said.
Govt to reimburse Hajj pilgrims Rs150,000 by Aug 31. The ministry of religious affairs has decided to reimburse Hajj pilgrims Rs150,000 by August 31, on Tuesday.
Following the completion of Hajj operation 2022, Minister of Religious Affairs Mufti Abdul Shakoor stated in a press conference that pilgrims will be reimbursed Rs150,000 by August 31.
He stated that from August 17 to August 31 the Ministry of Religious Affairs will complete payment of Rs150,000 per pilgrim.
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According to Mufti Abdul Shakoor, pilgrims can withdraw money from their respective banks by showing their original ID cards; however, the funds will be transferred to the pilgrims who hold bank accounts.
The 2022 Hajj exercise has come and gone, leaving behind mixed memories that would linger on for a long time. The Hajj exercise is a sacred lifetime journey embarked on by all Muslims in fulfilment of one of the pillars of Islam which comes with so many benefits including forgiveness and blessings of Allah.
For two years, the annual Hajj pilgrimage was put on hold as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic which came with devastating consequences. In modern history, the annual pilgrimage has never been put off but due to the global coronavirus pandemic, the Saudi Arabian Authority imposed a ban in 2020 which was, however, lifted in 2022.