First flight transporting 316 Pilgrims arrives in Madinah

Madinah Munawwarah: The Hajj flight operation began as the first group of Pakistani pilgrims, comprising 316 individuals, started arriving in Saudi Arabia.
The journey commenced with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK 773, which safely landed in Madinah Munawara on Sunday, marking the start of this sacred journey.
Carrying 316 intending Pakistani pilgrims, the aircraft marked the start of their sacred Hajj journey.
Upon their arrival at the airport, the Pakistani pilgrims were warmly received by Director General Hajj, Abdul Wahab Somroo, Director Hajj, and other esteemed officials from the Pakistani Hajj Mission.
The dignitaries extended a heartfelt welcome to the pilgrims, ensuring their comfort and assistance throughout their sacred journey.
In addition, the officials from the Pakistani Hajj Mission expressed their hospitality by distributing gifts and presenting bouquets to the pilgrims as a token of their warm reception. The act of distributing these thoughtful gestures further added to the joyous atmosphere, creating a sense of appreciation and gratitude among the arriving pilgrims.
Saudi Authorities extended their generosity by distributing gifts among the Pakistani Hajj pilgrims. During an interview with Pakistan media at Madinah Airport, the pilgrims conveyed their contentment regarding the facilities offered by the Pakistani and Saudi authorities at the immigration desk and for their transportation. The pilgrims expressed their satisfaction, acknowledging the efforts made by both authorities to ensure a smooth and comfortable experience throughout their journey. –Agencies