Hajj pilgrims to get themselves vaccinated 10 days prior to departure for Saudi Arabia

July 17, 2017 Off By Web Desk

The vaccination campaign for intending pilgrims will start on Monday.

A spokesman of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony told Radio Pakistan that the vaccines against contagious diseases has already been provided in sufficient quantity to all the Haji camps across Pakistan.

He said the intending pilgrims should ensure themselves vaccinated at least ten days before their departure schedule.

Hajj flight operation will begin from 24th of this month, which will continue till 26th of next month.

The intending pilgrims can check their flight schedule on the Ministry’s website.

Meanwhile, the Ministry has launched a short message service to help prevent private Hajj scheme pilgrims from any swindling.

Official sources at the Ministry said that an intending pilgrim should send the first four digits of his Hajj Group Organizer enrolment number from his mobile phone to 8331 to check its authenticity.

Source: Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage