Hajj 2018: Cooking facility not allowed for pilgrims of Green category

Hyderabad: The 3rd orientation camp for the intending pilgrims of Telangana State Hajj Committee was held at Jama Masjid Amberpet. It was presided over by Mr Mohammed Masihullah Khan, Chairman Telangana State Hajj Committee.

Executive officer Telangana state Hajj Committee Prof Shukoor told that this time Green category pilgrims will not receive kitchen facility, as the Saudi Arabian government has put a ban on cooking in the green category. They will have to arrange the food on their own. He asked pilgrims to maintain the sanctity of Haramain Sharifain and avoid taking selfies and pictures. He said one hajj volunteer will be appointed for 200 pilgrims. It is being tried to arrange accommodation of 1600 pilgrims in Nizam’s rubat for Hajj 2018, he informed.