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Haj Committee promises better arrangements for ‘Camp 2018’

Haj Committee promises better arrangements for ‘Camp 2018’
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The Telangana State Haj Committee has decided to make exemplary arrangements for the Haj Camp 2018 and better facilities to the Haj pilgrims. The...

Hyderabad: The Telangana State Haj Committee has decided to make exemplary arrangements for the Haj Camp 2018 and better facilities to the Haj pilgrims. The committee observed that levy of GST and UDF were burden on the pilgrims, therefore representation should be made to the Union government to waive these taxes.

The meeting was presided over by Haj Committee Chairman Mohammed Masiullah Khan. He informed that this year around 8,000 pilgrims would leave for Haj from Hyderabad embarkation point including 5,000 pilgrims from Telangana.

It was decided to launch Vaccination Program for the pilgrims throughout the State soon after Ramazan is over. In Hyderabad, vaccination would be launched in collaboration with the Princess Esra Hospital Charminar and the District Medical and Health Office.

Telangana State Waqf Board chairman Mohammed Saleem said that Waqf Board would extend all possible cooperation in conduct of Haj Camp. He proposed to visit the Haj Terminal to ensure the best arrangements and installation of Conveyor Belt for the convenience of the pilgrims in the return journey.

The Haj committee also decided to bring out a Haj Guide in Urdu language, containing useful information for Haj rituals and logistic arrangements. The meeting set up a four member Sub-Committee to look into the issues relating to staff and other matters.

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