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700 riyal each to be given to 26660 Hajis

ISLAMABAD: In the light of Supreme Court (SC) decision Prime Minister (PM) Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has released funds to make payment of 700 riyal each to 26660 pilgrims who remained deprived of residential facility during Hajj.

As per details prime minister had released special grant of Rs 429 million on Saturday. 700 riyal per each will be returned to 26660 pilgrims who were not provided residential and other facilities during Hajj.

PM had directed ministry for religious affairs to contact affected Hajis and deposit 700 riyals per each to their respective accounts.

It may be recalled that SC in its verdict a few days back had directed that 700 riyal each be returned to 26660 Hajis who remained deprived of residential facilities during Hajj.



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