No fraud? Private operators barred from collecting advance payments from Hajj pilgrims
The Pakistani authorities have stopped the private tour operators and the individuals from collecting the money from Hajj pilgrims in advance, as they vow no fraud. It is pertinent to mention that the annual Hajj pilgrimage for Muslims worldwide has been resumed after the pandemic hit. And Pakistan will be sending 81,132 pilgrims from the country for this year’s Hajj.
At the same time, it is pertinent to mention that Pakistan has given 60% of the quota to the private Hajj operators in the country, and the maximum age limit for this year’s Hajj has been set at 65. The Pakistan government has also announced that the people willing to perform Hajj this year could also submit online applications from May 1 to May 13, with the token money of 50,000 rupees.