Chief Executive Officer Hajj House Srinagar Dr Abdul Salaam said that a total number of 11,700 Kashmiri pilgrims would perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia this year.
The first batch of 304 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday left from Srinagar for annual holy pilgrimage of Hajj to Saudi Arabia.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar Shahid Iqbal told Greater Kashmir that a total number of 304 pilgrims left from the Srinagar International Airport in two Spice Jet flights.
“All the basic facilities like refreshment, sanitation, eatables have been made available at the Srinagar Hajj house for the Hajj pilgrims,” DC Srinagar said.
He said that all the Hajj flights would take off from Srinagar International Airport from July 04 to July 29.
DC Srinagar requested all the relatives accompanying the Hajj pilgrims to cooperate with the Hajj authorities for the smooth conduct of Hajj affairs at the Hajj House.
with inputs Greater kashmir