Hajj ritual training of second balloting successful pilgrims begins
The Hajj ritual training of successful intending pilgrims of second hajj balloting has begun in their respective Haji camps.
According to Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, the training programmes will continue till departing of the pilgrims to Hajj.
The Ministry said focus of the training is on enabling the first timers to perform Hajj rituals in accordance with the teachings of the Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him).
The training also covers how to wear `Ahram’ and observe sanctity of the holy places besides performing rituals at Madina and manners of offering prayers at Masjid- e- Nabvi and `Salam’ at `Roza e Rasool (Peace Be Upon Him).”
The flight schedule of government scheme pilgrims would be announced on 19th of this month.
The ministry has directed the successful pilgrims of second balloting to deposit their dues and passports in their respective banks by 14th of this month and also ensure biometric verification by the same date.
The Ministry has made mandatory the availability of at least one year valid machine readable passport with each Hajj applicant.