Rs 500,000 to be paid to intending pilgrim in case of death in Saudia

August 18, 2015 10:58 AM

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ISLAMABAD: A total of Rs 500,000 would be paid to the heirs of an intending pilgrim in case of death and Rs 50,000 in case of accidental disability of one limb, said an official of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony.

Talking to APP, he said Rs 100,000 would be paid on permanent disablement of more than one limb, Rs 300,000 in case of emergency evacuation of pilgrim from Saudia due to illness.

More than 139 buildings have been hired to accommodate government scheme Hujjaj.

Hajj mission would comprise of 450 Haj Medical Mission, 450 Moavineen-e-Hujjaj, 200 seasonal staff of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony.

Also 400 local Moavineen-e-Hujjaj have been deputed in Saudi Arabia to facilitate Hujjaj.

Meanwhile the ministry has asked intending pilgrims to submit their complaints through Hajj helpline available round the clock to facilitate the pilgrims.

The intending pilgrims of both government as well as private scheme can register their complaints in Pakistan on 042 111 725425, the ministry has dedicated a number 800 1166622 for registering complaints in Saudi Arabia.

The pilgrims while residing in Saudi Arabia could also register their complaints on 0092 42 35880054 to Pakistan.

The staff deputed in the holy land and as well in Pakistan would try to address grievances.


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