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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



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

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PIA has carried 4,443 hajjis to Karachi through 13 post hajj flights, 5070 hajjis to Lahore through 14 flights 2,728 to Islamabad by 08 flights, 2,839 hajjis to Peshawar by 09 flights, 2,277 hajjis to Quetta by 11 flights and 2,303 hajjis to Multan by 07 Post Hajj flights.
PIA officials and Scouts deputed at Jeddah Hajj terminal are providing assistance to hajjis such as filling of immigration forms and guidance at Jeddah Hajj terminal.
Sardar Muhammad Yousaf said, during the Hajji Camp all Hajjis will be vaccinated for meningitis and other diseases.
Hajjis arriving at Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and Quetta were also received by PIA officials.
He told that best possible transportation facilities would be provided to the Hajjis, who will also be provided three time good quality meals.
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.
CJ remarked " tour operators have created trouble for the Hajjis.
However, it was a pleasant surprise to see the post-Hajj operation being carried out with ten flights a day by the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to take around 96000 HaJjis performs hajj from Pakistan this year.
Hajjis were presented with rose garlands on their arrival at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore.
He said that the his Ministry made very arrangements for Hajjis in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and provided maximum facilities to them during Hajj.
Talking to media at the Parliament House on Wednesday, he said that if any Haji wanted to offer animal sacrifice personally, there was no barring or objection over such a move; while government charged Saudi Dirham 450 per Haji for animal sacrifices, which can be refunded to hajjis wanting to render animal sacrifice.
He appreciated the airline employees for the success of smooth travel arrangements for about 100,000 Hajjis without any major problem through sheer team work in this mega operation.