Pakistani Hajj Quota Increased to 184210 for the Year 2018
Government of Saudi Arabia has confirmed that the Current Year Hajj Quota for Pakistani Hujjaj has been increased. Now Total 1,84,210 Hujjaj will perform hajj from Pakistan. Thus net increase of Quota is 5000 Hujjaj. Last Week minister for religious affairs Mr. Sardar Muhammad Yousuf visited KSA. He met with the Saudi hajj official in this connection. Federal Minister demanded to increase hajj quota according to the new population census of 2017. But Saudi official has accepted demand in partial.
Govt. of Pakistan has postponed the hajj Balloting in respect of courts orders. New date of Hajj balloting will be announced soon. Previous date of Hajj Balloting was 26th January 2018 (Friday).
(Today news report published in Daily Dunya Lahore edition on 10th February 2018)
Pakistan Hajj Quota Statistics
- 2016 hajj Quota = 1,44,142
- 2017 hajj quota = 1,79,210
- 2018 hajj quota = 1,84,210