ISLAMABAD: A total of 29 intending pilgrims of Pakistan have so far died natural death in Saudi Arabia during Hajj 2016, Director General Hajj Sajid Yousfani said.
Briefing Hajj Advisory Committee (HAC) in Makkah Mukarma, he said the contingent of 1635 muavineen and 432 medical mission hasbeen deployed in Saudi Arabia to serve intending pilgrims.
He said a total of 30 Maktab have been set up for Pakistan pilgrims this year.
This year 421 busses were arranged for providing transport facilities to pilgrims, said a message received here.
The meeting was chaired by Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf. –APP