Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has almost finalized arrangements to deploy 1,790 Hajj Welfare Staff to provide pilgrims health services, and help them perform religious obligation in Saudi Arabia with maximum comfort
ISLAMABAD, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has almost finalized arrangements to deploy 1,790 HajjWelfare Staff to provide pilgrims health services, and help them perform religious obligation in Saudi Arabia with maximum comfort.
According to an official of the Ministry, Hajj Medical Mission of 552 persons including doctors, technicians, paramedics and others would be deployed to provide medical assistance to Pakistani pilgrims.
The ministry was also in process to deploy a contingent of welfare staff, Moavineen (helpers), being selected from Federal ministries, departments, provincial government, police, civil defense, scouts and other public sector organizations while 10 percent quota has been reserved for repeaters.
The ministry would also hire local Moavineen-e-Hujjaj, who can communicate in Arabic language with Saudi agencies to facilitate Pakistani Hujjaj.
The ministry’s staff to be deployed would perform welfare and administrative duties at main control room being established at Makkah Mukkaramah and Madinah Munawarrah, Madinah Departure Cell, Lost, Found Cell, field office at Mina for Mashaair services and coordination cell with airlines for issuance and change of tickets and other Hajj related duties.