The Hajj policy for 2023 is expected to be released by the federal government by the end of this month. According to the Saudi-required quota, 179,210 Pakistani citizens, including those over the age of 65, will be able to perform Hajj this year.
The depreciation of the Pakistani rupee and the state of the global economy have made it difficult to provide affordable Hajj packages. As a result, it is anticipated that the Government Hajj Scheme’s costs will exceed Rs. One million
The Ministry of Religious Affairs will not receive a Hajj subsidy this year, according to reports. All Hajj applicants must have a bank account, a passport that is still in good condition, three pictures, a COVID-19 test result, and ID cards for themselves and their heirs.Pakistanis to Participate in Most Expensive Hajj in Country’s History Via Government Program
In addition, Saudi Arabia had previously announced the expansion of its Nusuk program in order to streamline the registration procedure for Hajj pilgrims worldwide.
For those planning a Hajj, the unified portal makes it easier to apply for a visa, make payments, and make reservations for flights, lodging, and transportation.
Pilgrims from Australia, Australia, Europe, the United States, and 58 additional nations benefit from the program’s expansion.