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hajji

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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

Haji

 

(also hadji, hajji), the honorary title of a Muslim who has made the pilgrimage (hajj) to Mecca.

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This year, far more Hajis opted for the government scheme due to the improved facilities, he added.
Hajis normally flood stores to buy rosaries, prayer rugs, white shirts and jewelry as gifts for their relatives and friends, according to a survey conducted by the JCCI.
Chairperson of the Haj Committee of India, Mohsina Kidwai, was not present on the occasion as she was abroad in connection with arrangements for Indian Hajis in Saudi Arabia.
This yearEoe1/4aos Haj season went off smoothly, confirmed Kahlan bin Nabhan Al Kharousi, head of the Omani Haj mission who added that all Omani Hajis were in good health.
The transport will be available at the buildings, round the clock, to facilitate the hajis to go to Haram.
ABDUL GHAFOURMalaysia's Tabung Haji recently joined hands with the Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank to provide Haj consultancy services to interested countries and organizations, a senior official said.
At Jeddah Hajj Terminal, the Hajis were seen off by PIA Country Manager KSA, Shabaz Ahmed, PIA Chief Hajj Coordinator Shah Nawaz Rehman, Deputy Hajj Coordinator, Captain Anwar Adil, General Manager Passenger Handling Services, Aamir Bashir and PIA Scouts.
The main factor for the delay in departure of flights during post-Haj departures usually are late arrival of Hajis from Makkah by buses in the wake of congestion on the roads from Makkah to Jeddah Haj Terminal during Haj.
h) A Tabung Haji-like approach would give security, comfort and recourse in law as members to ordinary Hajis who may have complaints or disputes.
Meanwhile PIA spoeksman Syed Sultan Hassan, said here on Wednesday that till today-the 16th day of the post-Haj flights, PIA has flown home 39,880 Hajis on board 94 flights.
Meanwhile PIA spoeksman Syed Sultan Hassan, said here Wednesday that till today-the 16th day of the post-Haj flights, PIA has flown home 39,880 Hajis on board 94 flights.
To a question, he said that this year 93 Pakistani Hajis expired and of those seven died in accidents while the remaining were natural deaths.