No Immigration Checks For Pilgrims Landing In Jeddah & Madinah; Details Inside!

Karachi Airport Joins Road to Makkah! pilgrim's pathway enhanced.

by Deeplata Garde
No Immigration Checks For Pilgrims Landing In Jeddah & Madinah; Details Inside!

Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport is embarking on an exciting journey with the Road to Makkah project, aimed at simplifying the pilgrimage experience for travellers heading to the holy cities. Say goodbye to the hassles of immigration checks upon arrival in Jeddah or Madinah, as Karachi Airport takes the lead in easing the journey for pilgrims.

Smooth Sailing With Special Immigration For Hajj Pilgrims

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Under the Road to Makkah initiative, pilgrims bound for Saudi Arabia will breeze through immigration checks right here at Karachi Airport before their departure. Thanks to dedicated Saudi Aviation staff and two specially designated immigration counters, the process promises to be swift and seamless, ensuring a hassle-free start to their spiritual journey.

According to Gulzar Soomro, the Hajj director in Karachi, the inaugural Hajj flight under the Road to Makkah project is scheduled for May 9. This groundbreaking initiative is set to benefit a substantial number of pilgrims, with 16,281 departing from Karachi and an additional 1,000 from Sukkur under the government scheme. Moreover, 2,200 pilgrims from Quetta will also join the journey from Karachi, further amplifying the impact of this transformative project.

Government’s Pledge: Protecting Pilgrim’s Belongings

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In a testament to its dedication to pilgrim welfare, the government has announced its commitment to cover the cost of plastic wrapping for pilgrims’ luggage. This thoughtful gesture ensures that their belongings remain safe and secure throughout the journey, underscoring the government’s unwavering support for the well-being of the pilgrims.

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A Visionary Leap Towards Convenience

As Karachi Airport embarks on this monumental endeavour, it marks a significant milestone in enhancing the pilgrimage experience for thousands of travellers. With streamlined processes, dedicated support, and a commitment to excellence, the Road to Makkah project sets the stage for a journey of spiritual fulfilment and seamless travel. From Karachi to Makkah, this initiative embodies the spirit of progress and convenience, ensuring that pilgrims embark on their sacred journey with peace of mind and a sense of comfort like never before.

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