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Ist hajj flight carrying 180 pilgrims leaves Peshawar.

PESHAWAR -- The first Hajj flight with 180 intending pilgrims on board here Monday left Peshawar for Saudi Arabia.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Engr Iqbal Zafar Jhagra saw off the intending pilgrims at Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar.

A total of 28277 intending pilgrims would be airlifted from Peshawar to the holy land in sixty-three special Hajj flights.

The process of airlifting intending pilgrims from Peshawar to Saudi Arabia would be completed on July 26, 2017.

Director Hajj KP Shakeel Ahmed Sethi, senior officials of Ministry of Religious Affairs and relatives of the pilgrims were present on the occasion.

Foolproof security arrangements have been made for pre-Hajj operation at Bacha Khan International Airport.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Jul 25, 2017
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