The highly anticipated Hajj flight operations for the government Hajj scheme are all set to kick off on May 21, as officially announced by the Ministry of Religious Affairs. With the release of the flight schedule, the Ministry has provided pilgrims with departure dates from various cities, generating much excitement among prospective Hajj travelers.
As per the Ministry’s spokesperson, the inaugural Hajj flights will take off from three major cities, namely Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi, on May 21. Sialkot will witness its first Hajj flight on May 22, followed by Multan on May 23 and Quetta on May 24, marking the beginning of the Hajj journey from these respective cities.
Rahim Yar Khan is scheduled to have its first Hajj flight on June 6, while Sukkur will commence its Hajj flights on June 7. The last Hajj flights from Pakistan are planned to depart on June 20, ensuring that all pilgrims have ample time to embark on their spiritual journey.
To facilitate a smooth and well-informed experience for all pilgrims, the Ministry of Religious Affairs has been actively communicating flight details through its official website and sending SMS notifications to registered individuals.
Read More: Hajj Guide for Pilgrims from Pakistan
In line with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) has taken proactive measures to ensure the safety of pilgrims. The NCOC has set up free Coronavirus vaccine counters in the Hajj camps, offering preventive vaccinations against meningitis, flu, and polio. This initiative aims to safeguard the health and well-being of all Hajj travelers and mitigate the risks associated with the pandemic.
With the commencement of the Hajj flights just around the corner, anticipation and preparations are reaching their peak. Prospective pilgrims are advised to stay updated with the latest information provided by the Ministry of Religious Affairs and follow the necessary health and safety guidelines throughout their Hajj journey.