Home Minister Balkrishna Khand has seen off the Haj pilgrims who are leaving for Mecca Medina, Saudi Arabia
Home Minister Balkrishna Khand has seen off the Haj pilgrims who are leaving for Mecca Medina, Saudi Arabia.
Home Minister Khand reached Tribhuvan International Airport this morning and bade farewell to 113 pilgrims.
The government had allocated seats to 555 persons for Haj pilgrimage this year. While seeing off the pilgrims, Minister Khand said that the government treats and respects all religions equally.
The tradition of Haj pilgrimage has made Nepal known to the world, which the Minister believed would foster fraternity.
General Secretary of Nepali Congress Mahendra Yadav and Chairperson of Nepal Haj Committee, Shumsher Minya had also reached the airport to bid farewell.
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