Govt extends Hajj applications submission deadline
ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to extend the date for receiving applications under the regular Hajj scheme till Sunday while date for sponsorship Hajj scheme was extended till April 9th
According to the Ministry of Religious Affairs spokesperson, the decision to this effect was taken keeping in view the difficulties confronted by overseas Pakistanis in sending their remittances.
He said the overseas Pakistanis have to send amount to the dollar account of the Ministry of Religious Affairs through TT or wire transfer, while the applicant or any of his relative will have to maintain liaison with the concerned bank for verification and processing of the remitted amount.
The spokesperson said the applicants who will send their application under Sponsorship Hajj Scheme will be declared successful without balloting.
He further stated that all the designated banks will remain open for receiving Hajj applications on Saturdays and Sundays as well.