ISLAMABAD: Across the country Hajj training programmes continued Sunday under the supervision of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony for the intending pilgrims.
According to an official, the intending pilgrims of Taxila, Pindi Gheb, Chakwal, Jhelum, Jhend, Haripur, Gujar Khan, Attock, Tallagang, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Hassanabdal, Khushab, Dera Islamel Khan, Paharpur, Mirpur, Azad Jammu and Kashmir,Kotli, Rawalakot, Muzaffarabad, Pinddaden Khan, Esa Khel, Fateh Jang, Murree, Bhakakar and Abbottabad have already been provided training from August 2 to date.
The Hajj training would be conducted in Skardu on August 25 and Gilgit on August 27.
The Hajj training programmes were meant to facilitate the intending pilgrims to perform Hajj rituals in Saudi Arabia with ease and in light of the teachings of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH).
The official of the ministry said that the focus of the programme would be the first timers of performing Hajj rituals.
In the training programme, informative booklets, Hajj literature, video cassettes were being distributed among the intending Hujjaj free of cost.
He said training was being imparted with the help of models, charts, maps, sketches, lectures and television.
The training also covers how to wear `Ahram’ and observe sanctity of the holy places besides performing rituals at Madina and manners of offering prayers at Masjid-e-Nabvi and `Salam’ at `Roza-e-Rasool (Peace Be Upon Him),” he added.
The ministry plans to administer seasonal vaccines to protect the intending pilgrims from viral diseases, he added.