Draw for selection of Hajj 2015 pilgrims today

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ISLAMABAD: The draw for Hajj 2015 will be held in Islamabad at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony on Thursday (today).

The balloting will select intending and fortunate pilgrims for Hajj 2015.

Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony, Sardar Muhammad Yousuf, will be the chief guest of the balloting ceremony.

As many as 1, 43,368 pilgrims will be selected through the draw , out of which 50 percent would proceed through private Hajj operators.

The Federal Government had announced its Hajj policy for year 2015 on April 24.