Pakistan Hajj 2019 Balloting Result

Pakistan Hajj Balloting for the government Hajj Scheme is scheduled to take place in the federal capital Islamabad , at 4 pm today  It would be conducted by Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Dr Noorul Haq Qadri .

The applicants can view the results of balloting on the official site of the Ministry of Religious Affairs i.e http://www.hajjinfo.org/ However, the relevant department will inform the successful candidates via SMS.

In 2019, 184,210 Pakistanis are allowed to perform Hajj. About 107,526 out of 184,210 will go to perform Hajj under the Government Hajj Scheme, and the remaining 71,684 will go by the private schemes. The 2019 Hajj Policy shows that the pilgrims will pay Rs 436,975 for Hajj and Rs 19,451 as additional charges for sacrificing the animals.

The number of applicants for the Hajj-2019 has declined by 42 percent as compared to the year 2018 . It seems that he high expenditures may have been one of the reasons for the decline in applicants for Hajj.

This year the intending pilgrims have paid over Rs 150,000 more than the amount the Hujjaj had paid as expenditures in year 2018. March 9 (Saturday) was the last day for submission of applications and, according to the official figures, 216,623 Pakistanis submitted their applications for the Hajj-2019, 42 percent less than the number of applicants in year 2018. Around 374,000 Pakistanis had applied for Hajj-2018.

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