LAHORE : The visas of 13,000 pilgrims have been stamped who were going from Lahore to perform Haj under government scheme. Addressing a Haj training programme here on Sunday, Lahore Haj Director Saeed Ahmad Malik said that flight schedule would be posted to the pilgrims in one or two days. He said that first Haj flight would leave for Saudi Arabia on August 28 from Lahore. Pilgrims should reach the airport five hours early on the day of departure.Ministry of Religious Affairs Haj training former Coordinator Saeed Faroogh Aftab Zaidi said that pilgrims should get all necessary information about Haj rituals and travelling.

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