SRINAGAR — Member Hajj Committee of India (HCI) Er Aijaz Hussain on Friday said that the first Hajj-2022 flight from J&K will take off from Srinagar International Airport on June 5.

All arrangements for the smooth and hassle-free Hajj 2022 are in place and HCI will ensure all the facilities for the Hajj aspirants. “First Hajj-2022 flight from J&K will take off from Srinagar airport on June 5,” Er Aijaz told news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) and urged the aspirants to pack their bags and get ready for the holy pilgrimage.

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This year, as per the Saudi government, one million Muslims from across the globe will perform Hajj 2022 amid strict adherence to Covid SoPs.

83,000 Muslims from India with almost 7000 from J&K will perform the Hajj. HCI has been on tenterhooks to ensure all the possible facilities are in place to facilitate the Hujaj.

Meanwhile, Er Aijaz will be the head of Embankment points in Srinagar and Lucknow, respectively.

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