Government to start refunding Hajj 2020 dues from Thursday


Municipal workers are pictured in empty white-tiled area surrounding the Kaaba, inside Makkah’s Grand Mosque. Saudi Arabia on March 5 emptied Islam’s holiest site for sterilisation over fears of the new coronavirus, an unprecedented move after the kingdom suspended the year-round Umrah pilgrimage. Photo: AFP ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has announced it will start refunding Hajj dues to all applicants for this year from Thursday, reported Radio Pakistan.