Banks directed to start collecting Hajj applications from today
PESHAWAR: The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has directed the designated branches of 13 scheduled banks to start receiving Hajj applications from Tuesday till March 6.
A spokesman of the ministry said in a statement that the banks would receive applications for 11 consecutive days including closed holidays on Saturday and Sunday to facilitate intending pilgrims.
The ministry on Saturday had barred the designated branches of thirteen scheduled banks from receiving Hajj applications under the government scheme from February 24 to March 4. - APP