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Zameer Ahmed Khan flags of first Haj pilgrimage

Published On : 22 Jul 2018

Mangaluru: Zameer Ahmed Khan, minister for state Hajj and Wakf flagged off the first Haj pilgrimage of this year from Mangaluru at Ansar School Bajpe on Saturday,.

“Haj pilgrimage is one of the holy things which should be done by believers of Islam. The pilgrimage is taken based on the message of peace and dedication towards the Almighty. This dedication helps the pilgrims to spread positivity with their neighbours and society. So it is my suggestion to every pilgrim and their families to spread the message of peace in society. I also request all pilgrims to remember our nation and state in your prayers,” said Zameer Ahmed Khan.

Mangaluru Hajj coordination committee president Y Mohammad Kunhi, MLC B M Farooq, former MLA Moideen Bava and district Wakf committee member Kanachur Monu and others were present among others.

Three charter flights having capacity to carry 146 pilgrims each from Mangaluru embarkation point are scheduled to depart from July 21 till July 23. The pilgrims are proceeding to Madina from Mangaluru and will return from Jeddah after Haj Pilgrimage.

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