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President promises plans to improve Hajj process

President promises plans to improve Hajj process

Oct 06, 2017 - 16:31

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has received the last batch of Afghan pilgtims returning home from Saudi Arabia at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, his office said on Friday. 
Hajjinfo-icon and Religious Affairs Minister Faiz Mohammad Osmani also attended the ceremony on Thursday evening. He welcomed the returning pilgrims and commended the president for facilitating the process. 
Osmani said his ministry was trying in coordination with other state institutions to implement the Hajj process in a better way, according to a statement from the Presidential Palace.
Speaking on behalf of the returning pilgrims, Haji Syed Noor Khan appreciated efforts by the president and the minister concerned to ensure food, transport, healthinfo-icon and accommodation facilities for them. 
In his remarks, Ghani billed the Hajj process as important. The president said he himself had been tracking the process. He asked the pilgrims to share with him the problems they faced during the ritual. 
"In consultation with religious scholars and the departments concerned, we are working on basic plans to improve the Hajj process," the president concluded.


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