ISLAMABAD – The masses on Friday have rejected the growth within the fees of Hajj 2019 after authorities determined towards providing subsidy.
The humans have said that they don’t receive the selection of growing Rs 1,56,975 for Hajj pilgrimage because it will be impossible for them to perform the holy ritual.
In line with new policy, the Hajj expenses for southern regions could be Rs4,26,000 which changed into Rs2,70,000 remaining 12 months.
besides this Rs1,fifty six,000 improve has been made inside the Hajj expenses of northern areas taking it to a total of Rs4,36,000 from Rs2,80,000.
Finance Ministry followed stance that the low in cost scenario does not permit to provide the subsidy while religious Affairs Ministry maintained that Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has already ruled in prefer of subsidy.
Finance Ministry informed that Rs8.15 billion will must accept as subsidy in authorities Hajj Scheme and if furnished under personal scheme, the monetary burden will rise until Rs14 billion.
data Minister Chaudhary Fawad Hussain at the same time as briefing media about critical decisions of the cabinet told that below the brand new policy direct Hajj flights could be launched from Quetta for the first time.
"The intending pilgrims can be furnished biometric machine facility at local level to expedite the processing of Hajj programs. Approximately 1, eighty four, 000 Pakistani pilgrims could have the opportunity to carry out Hajj this yr," the minister asserted.
He knowledgeable that a quota of 10,000 pilgrims has been reserved for aged residents whilst every other portion of 500 Hujjaj has been constant for low income humans.