More than 184,210 pilgrims will perform Hajj from Pakistan next year in 2019.
Ministry of Religious Affairs spokesperson on Sunday said that Pakistan’s Minister of Religious Affairs Pir Noor ul Haq Qadri signed an agreement with his Saudi counterpart.
And complete the Hajj or Umrah in the service of Allah (Al-Baqara, Chapter #2, Verse # 196)
وَأَتِمُّوا الْحَجَّ وَالْعُمْرَةَ لِلَّهِ
It requires the vetting and immigration processes for pilgrims to take place at the Karachi airport.
Saudi Arabia had increased the quota by 15,000 for Pakistan
Last year, total of 179,210 which ranks second in the top ten counties awarded Hajj visas quotas. Indonesia ranks highest with 221,000 as per statistics of 2017.
وَلِلَّهِ عَلَى النَّاسِ حِجُّ الْبَيْتِ مَنِ اسْتَطَاعَ إِلَيْهِ سَبِيلًاوَمَن كَفَرَ فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ غَنِيٌّ عَنِ الْعَالَمِين
And Pilgrimage to the House is incumbent upon men for the sake of Allah, (upon) every one who is able to undertake the journey to it; and whoever disbelieves, then surely Allah is Self-sufficient, above any need of the worlds. (Aal-e-Imran, Chapter #3, Verse # 97)
Pakistan’s Minister of Religious Affairs Pir Noor ul Haq Qadri thanked the Saudi government for implementing suggestions put forth by Pakistan