ISLAMABAD: Federal Religious Ministry would constitute Rapid Response Committee (RRC) for resolving the issues of pilgrims at Mashair during hajj days.
While talking to state news agency, the religious ministry spokesperson said, “The committee will be comprised of officials from Pakistan Hajj Mission and Saudi Authorities.”
The religious spokesperson said, “New initiatives have taken by the ministry to further improve Hajj,” adding that the Saudi authorities were being asked to extend the facility of Road to Makkah project to Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta airports.
He said, “Training of Hajj was being outsourced to Information Technology companies, a quota of 1,000 seats has been reserved for overseas Pakistanis, upper age limit of senior citizen has been reduced from 80 to 70 years.”
He further said that Etimad centers for Biometric would be increased in Pakistan from 29 to 35 including mobile units.