Pakistani intending pilgrims embark on sacred journey from Madinah to Makkah

Pakistani intending pilgrims have started their journey from Madinah to Makkah. Radio Pakistan Correspondent Bilal Khan Mehsud reports from Madinah that first batch of 11 bus-caravans carrying 2,177 intending pilgrims left for Makkah today. From now onwards, caravans of Pakistani intending pilgrims will continue their journey towards Makkah from Madinah after spending their stipulated time in the city of the Holy Prophet [Peace Be Upon Him] as per their schedule. So far, a total of 21,552 intending pilgrims have arrived in Madinah, while around 34,316 Hujjaj will be reaching the Prophet's city through 146 flights by next Friday. Source: Radio Pakistan