Compensation to heirs of hujjaj passing away in KSA announced

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony will pay 500,000 rupees each to the heirs of a pilgrim in case of death and 150,000 rupees in case of accidental disability of one limb during the Hajj in Saudi Arabia.

Talking to APP, an official of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony said that 250,000 rupees each will  be paid to the Haji on permanent disability of more than one limb and 300,000 rupees in case of emergency evacuation of pilgrim from Saudi Arabia due to illness.

He said Ministry will continue Hajj Mohafiz Scheme for risk management under Takaful to compensate the affected Hujjaj/nominee of the deceased Hujjaj in current year Hajj season. AP

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