SRINAGAR, AUGUST 06: Chairman Hajj Committee of India Mr. Qaiser Shamim called on Minister for Hajj and Aquaf, Mr. Abdul Rehman Veeri here this evening and discussed several issues related to Hajj-2015 with the Minister.
The Chairman briefed the Minister about the arrangements made and the facilities to be extended to the Hajj pilgrims of Jammu and Kashmir during their stay at holy cities of Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia.
Secretary Revenue, Mr. Mohammad Afzal Bhat, Executive Officer, State Hajj Committee, Mr. Fayaz Ahmed Lone and other officers were also present during the meeting.
The Minister urged for accommodating Hajj pilgrims of State in one locality at Mecca. He also asked for proper transport and health care facilities.
The Chairman assured the Minister of financial assistance for expansion of Hajj house at Bemina and asked the State Hajj Committee to furnish a project report for approval of the funds from the Central Hajj Committee.