Hyderabad, Nov 30 : All the pilgrims who went on Haj pilgrimage from Hyderabad Embarkation Point have returned after performing Haj and visiting the holy tomb of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).
Altogether, 7967 pilgrims, including 776 from Karnataka had left Hyderabad for Haj out of which 7961 have returned back to Hyderabad. Eight pilgrims passed away during Haj in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, who were buried in the sacred land itself.
Minister for Minorities Welfare Mohammed Ahmadullah, State Haj Committee Chairman Syed Khaleeluddin Ahmed and members of the Haj Committee have expressed their gratitude to all the departments, organizations and individual volunteers who have rendered invaluable services for the successful departure and arrival of the guests of Allah.
They particularly thanked the GMR Airport Authorities, Customs, Immigration, Police, GHMC, DM&HO, Princess Esra hospital, Charminar, Hyderabad Telecom, AP Transco, APSRTC, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Menzis and CISF. All the Hajis expressed satisfaction over the arrangements both in India and in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for performance of the Haj conveniently and comfortably.
The last flight arrived at 8:25 AM on Friday on the scheduled time at the Haj Terminal of the GMR Rajiv Gandhi International Airport and with this the Haj Camp 2012 came to a successful conclusion.
The baggage of some of the pilgrims was not received with the flight which is expected within a couple of days. The Haj pilgrims may obtain their baggage from the Haj House and may contact on the mobile phone numbers 7799366588 and 7799366788 for details.
Those pilgrims who have not received their baggage may file their claims with the Saudi Arabian Airlines before December 15.