ISLAMABAD – Recent meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman brought good news for Pakistani Hajj pilgrims on Saturday as Hajj pilgrims will get their immigration clearance now at the airport before departing for Saudi Arabia .
According to the sources, Hajj pilgrims will have their immigration done at the airports in Pakistan now for which 14-member Saudi delegations will fly to Pakistan to review the arrangements at four different airports.
High level Saudi delegations will fly to Pakistan on April 1. They will also review plans about making “Road to Mecca” successful.
It was an accomplishment of Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud’s visit to Pakistan where PM Imran Khan discussed about the pre-clearance process with him.
Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Noor-ul-Haq Qadri said that Hajj pilgrims will be able to go through customs and immigration processes at the airports of Pakistan before departing for Hajj. They won’t have to wait at Jeddah airport anymore, he added.
Noor-ul-Haq further said that e-visa system is also being launched in Pakistan soon which will facilitate the people even more.