Return Of Pilgrims To Start From Sep 17 At Bacha Khan International Airport


Return of pilgrims to start from Sep 17 at Bacha Khan International Airport

PESHAWAR,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -7th Sept,2016) : The first Hajj flight from Saudi Arabia to Bacha Khan International Airport carrying the Hajj pilgrims would arrive here on September 17, Airport Manager Tahir Sikandar on Wednesday said.

A total 63 flights would bring back 20,569 pilgrims to Peshawar, he said while presiding over a meeting to review post Hajj operation.

All the flights would land at day time for convenience of pilgrims, he added.

Tahir has suggested that only one family member should come to airport to receive the pilgrims, as the extension work was being done at the airport. The meeting was attended by Acting Director Hajj, Chief Security Officer Bacha Khan International Airport, Shahdad Nawaz Khattak, Senior Joint Director Syed Latif ul Haq, officials of Anti Narcotics, airlines and relevant agencies.