Hyderabad: The All Department Coordination meeting held here today decided to make the best arrangements for the successful conduct of Haj Camp 2018 for smooth departure and arrival of Haj pilgrims from Hyderabad Embarkation Point.
Telangana State Haj Committee chairman Mohammed Masiullah Khan presided over the meeting. Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali reviewed the arrangements being made in coordination of different central and state government departments and instructed that excellent arrangements should be made for the safe and smooth departure of the Haj pilgrims from Hyderabad Embarkation Point.
He said that the Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao desired that no stone be left unturned for providing comfort and convenience to the Haj pilgrims when they leave for the most sacred journey of their lifetime.
Mahmood Ali asked the Saudi Airlines authorities to ensure that no Haj flight is delayed and all amenities be provided to the pilgrims.
He said that this year 7,800 pilgrims belonging to Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka would fly from Hyderabad to Jeddah.
The Deputy Chief Minister said that representatives from 26 departments and organization participated in the meeting and appreciated all the departments and hoped that exemplary services to the pilgrims would be provided in a smooth manner.
A. K. Khan, Advisor to Government, Minority Welfare conducted the proceedings and sought assurance from all the departments’ officials for their active cooperation. He emphasized on co-ordinated efforts for successful conduct of Haj Camp.
Masiullah Khan asked the GMR to provide efficient services to the pilgrims at the Haj Terminal.
He said that the Haj Camp 2018 will commence from July 30, at Haj House, Nampally, Hyderabad and Haj Pilgrims will start proceeding to Haj from 1st August and last flight would fly on 16th August, each flight would carry 300 pilgrims.
TS Waqf Board chairman Mohammed Saleem assured all out efforts by the State Waqf Board and said that it would work in coordination of the Haj Committee during the Haj camp.
Earlier Prof. S. A. Shukoor, Special Officer State haj committee welcomed the officials and lauded their impressive performance and said that because of their cooperation the Telangana got the pride of place in the country. He hoped that arrangements would be best this year.
MLC Mohammed Farooq Hussain, Minorities Welfare Department Director Shanawaz Qasim and Haj Committee of India Member Tayyaba Afendi were present on this occasion. (INN)