Haj pilgrims from J&K to be flown to Saudi Arabia from Sep 20

Haj pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir, who could not go for pilgrimage after flights were suspended on September 5 in view of devastating floods in the state, will be flown to Saudi Arabia from September 20.

PTI| Updated: Sep 16, 2014, 22:02 PM IST

Srinagar: Haj pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir, who could not go for pilgrimage after flights were suspended on September 5 in view of devastating floods in the state, will be flown to Saudi Arabia from September 20.

The last Haj flight from the state will leave on September 27, which was earlier scheduled to leave on September 12, an official spokesman said.

The pilgrims have been asked to collect travel documents two days in advance from the camp office of Haj Committee located at Hotel Krimzon in Parraypora area of the city.