LAHORE: Vaccination and training of Haj pilgrims would start from September 5 in Punjab under the government scheme, Haj Director Saeed Ahmad Malik said on Sunday. Malik said that the training process would continue in Haji Camp in Lahore from September 19 to September 24. Moreover, the ministry of Religious Affairs will hold Haj training programmes at districts and tehsil levels, he added. The director said that it was the responsibility of group organisers to arrange training for those pilgrims going through private schemes. According to the schedule issued by the Lahore and Faisalabad Haj directorates, Hajj training programmes would be held in 25 cities cross the Punjab.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 5th, 2011.
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