Hajj pilgrims appreciate refund of Rs 55,000 sacrifice amount.

Madinah Munawwarah -- The Government Scheme Hujjaj (pilgrims) on Wednesday appreciated the Religious Ministry's decision of refunding Rs 55,000 as the 'animal sacrifice amount' to the pilgrims performing Hajj in both the regular and sponsorship schemes, before their departure from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia.

Talking to reporter, Muhammad Altaf Qaisrani, a resident of Dera Ghazi Khan, said he got refunded the amount of Rs 55,000 from his bank without any hassle prior to his departure for Hajj, which was appreciable.

Muhammad Farrukh, another pilgrim from Karachi, also voiced his appreciation for the refund of the Qurbani amount. It was a good step for the Government Scheme Hujjaj, who would now be able to perform the sacrificial rite themselves, he added.

Muhammad Tahir also expressed his appreciation of step, saying the pilgrims would now be able to perform the sacred religious...

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