Ladakh Haj Committee organises orientation program for Haj pilgrims
Leh: The Haj Committee UT Ladakh orgainsed an orientation/training programme for the provisionally selected Haj pilgrims for the year 2023 from Leh district at Sindhu Sanskriti Kendra Leh in the presence of chief guest Member of Parliament, Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal.
It was informed that a total of 475 Haj applications were filed from UT Ladakh for Haj Pilgrimage 2023 and in a historic achievement, all the 475 applications were approved by the Ministry of Minority Affairs which is the nodal ministry to conduct Haj pilgrimage in India.
Addressing the gathering, MP JTN congratulated the Haj pilgrims for receiving the opportunity to achieve one of the five tenets of Islam. He expressed his gratitude to the Honourable Prime Minister for the formulation of UT Ladakh Haj Committee as per the wishes and aspirations of the Muslim brethren of Ladakh.
He lauded the efforts of the Haj Committee Ladakh headed by President Mohd Ali Majaz for facilitating the entire Haj Pilgrimage process along with organising special Passport Seva camp in Kargil to ease the passport services and also the orientation programme.