Director Hajj Madina Tariq Rehmani on Tuesday has said that maximum intending pilgrims under government Hajj scheme have been given residences, very close to Masjid-e-Nabawi.

In an interview, he said Pakistan Hajj Mission in Saudi Arabia made concerted efforts to acquire residences for intending pilgrims very close to the Haram to prevent their physical fatigue.

He said the best caterers of Madina have been hired to provide hygienic food to intending pilgrims at their respective residences.

He told enough Haram guides have been deployed to facilitate the intending pilgrims in case of any hardship or difficulty.

At least one guide remains present round the clock at every residential building of Pakistani intending pilgrims to offer them all possible assistance and guidance, he further added.

The director said that a Complaint Cell is working round the clock to receive various kinds of complaints and to resolve them swiftly.

Tariq Rehmani said a Lost and Found Cell has been established to locate, recover, and handover lost luggage of the intending pilgrims.

Regarding health facilities, he said two dispensaries and an emergency hospital have been established to take care of medical problems of the intending pilgrims.