The new Hajj Policy 2018 has been revealed by the Minister for Religious Affairs. According to the Minister for Religious Affairs, this year, 179,210 Pakistanis will be performing the Hajj and he also mentioned the date of Hajj 2018 applications.
The banks will start receiving the Hajj 2018 applications from 15th January and the deadline of Hajj applications is January 24th. The Balloting to choose pilgrims would be held on January 26.
Hajj Policy 2018 Packages & New Rules
|Hajj quota for Pakistanis||179,210|
|No. of Pilgrims to be managed by Government||120,000|
|Seats reserved for citizens over 80 years of age||10,000|
|Northern region||Rs. 280,000.|
|Southern region||Rs. 270,000.|
|Extra Amount to be given for Animal Sacrifice||Rs. 13,050|
Hajj Policy 2018 Details
- A person performing Hajj through Government Scheme has been declared not eligible for applying for Hajj, the only exception is mehram accompanying a woman for Hajj.
- Accompanying a Mehram has been made mandatory for each Haji women.
- However, over 45 years women of Fiqia-e-Jafria would be exempted from the condition.
- For the first time, three private airlines have been included in Hajj flight operation between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, apart from PIA.