Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Mufti Abdul Shakoor has announced to bring down the cost of upcoming Hajj below 6,50,000 rupees.
Taking the floor of the National Assembly on Friday, he said that the residences for pilgrims have been hired at lower prices in Makkah and Madinah.
He said efforts are being made to further reduce the cost of the Hajj so that common Muslims can perform their religious obligation with utmost ease.
The Minister said a comprehensive and affordable package for Umrah and Ziaraat will soon be introduced.
The session has now been prorogued.