Pakistan and Saudi Arabia signed an agreement for hajj arrangements for this year.
The agreement was signed by Religious Affairs Minister Sardar Yousuf and his Saudi counterpart Dr. Bandar al-Hajjar in Jeddah today.
According to the agreement, 1,43,000 Pakistanis will perform Hajj this year. Their limit of stay in Saudia will be 40 days.
Officials said a final approval in this regard will be given by the federal cabinet.