Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Hajj: CM flags off 1st batch of pilgrims

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday flagged off Hajj pilgrims from the Srinagar ‘international’ airport.
A government spokesman said she met the intending pilgrims individually and requested them to pray for peace in the state and for prosperity of its residents. She wished them a safe and smooth performance of the tenants of Hajj.
“Many pilgrims thanked the Chief Minister for the arrangements including their training, documentation and other facilities,” the spokesman said.
The Air India will operate two flights carrying 840 intending pilgrims daily to Madinah-Munawarah and the last batch of Hajjis will leave on August 3.
25/07/17 Greater Kashmir