The Ministry of Religious Affairs has introduced five smartphone applications (Apps) to facilitate pilgrims, seeking maximum information for Hajj 2019.
The five mobile-phone applications are named as ‘Hajj Mua’wan’, ‘Rehnumai-e-Hajj’, ‘Mina Locator’, ‘Pak Hajj Guide’, and ‘Hajj Complaints’.
This was stated by the media head, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Imran Siddique, during a media awareness workshop, here on Monday.
He said that the fortunate intending pilgrims could download the apps which provide Hajj-related dua’en (prayers) and other important information about ‘manasak-e-Hajj’.
He said the apps were very important as they contain documentaries on Hajj performance process. These are complete guidelines to facilitate the intending pilgrims, he added.
Mentioning utility of the apps, he said that Mina Locator app would facilitate pilgrims in case they lose their camp or any other related place. He shared whatsapp cell number 0302-3332555 for immediate contact with the religious affairs ministry. Any query of a pilgrim would be responded.
The ministry official also urged the media to play its role in creating awareness among intending pilgrims and keeping in touch with the ministry to improve its services.
Chief Whip National Assembly Malik Aamir Dogar said on the occasion that the incumbent government was taking every possible step to improve service delivery.
He also appreciated performance of the Ministry of Religious Affairs. He also urged the media to project these developments in an amicable way so that maximum people could benefit from it.
Dogar said that the PTI government introduced a transparent Hajj policy as not even a single person challenged it in the court.