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hajji

, hadji, haji
1. a Muslim who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca: also used as a title
2. a Christian of the Greek Orthodox or Armenian Churches who has visited Jerusalem
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He said, PIA assured to provide six planes for Hajj mission while during the travel along with government airline other airlines will be bound to provide food stuff and PIA also assured to provide good food to Hajjis during travel.
Until now, the earliest evidence for wine came from similar residues examined at Godin Tepe, which had been a Sumerian trading post around 5,500 years ago and is some 400 miles south of Hajji Firuz.
Naqvi told the court that 25 to 30 tour operators have received Rs 5000 per hajji which have been returned.
Banners and posters provided by UNICEF have been displayed at visibility points in Haji Camp Hayatabad along with the routes leading to it that would sensitize the masses and the Hajjis (Pilgrims) about polio, that was not curable once contracted.
The director Hajji Camp Golra More said that not a single complaint has been received from any Hajji during current Hajj season.
He said that the his Ministry made very arrangements for Hajjis in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and provided maximum facilities to them during Hajj.
PIA has operated 05 flights to Karachi carrying 1,600 Hajjis, 09 flights to Lahore carrying 4,000 Hajjis, 05 flights to Islamabad carrying 2,150 hajjis, 03 flights to Peshawar carrying 1,100 Hajjis and 03 flights to Quetta bringing back 1,100 Hajjis respectively.
The Hajjis were seen off by Director Airport Services PIA, Aijaz Mazhar, Director Flight Operations, Captain Qasim Hayat, Country Manager PIA, Shahbaz Ahmed and other officials of the airline at Jeddah Hajj Terminal.
PIA has carried 83000 Hajjis through 196 flights to Pakistan.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal minister for religious affairs, Sardar Yousaf has clarified that his ministry never accepted any interest from any bank for hajjis.
The Pakistan Consul General in Jeddah said that the Saudi government had provided numerous facilities for the Hajjis this year so that the Hujjaj could perform Hajj with ease.
KARACHI, December 11, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The PIA Hajj operation 2011 has been completed by bringing back over 110,000 Hajjis to Pakistan.