Intending pilgrims should ensure themselves vaccinated at least ten days before their departure.

LAHORE (Web Desk) - Vaccination campaign for the pilgrims travelling to Saudi Arabia to offer Hajj will begin today (Monday).

A spokesman of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony told Radio Pakistan that the vaccines against contagious diseases has already been provided in sufficient quantity to all the Haji camps across Pakistan.

He said the intending pilgrims should ensure themselves vaccinated at least ten days before their departure schedule. Hajj flight operation will begin from June 24 and will continue till August 26.

The flight scheduled can be checked on the website of the ministry. Moreover, a short message service has also been launched by the ministry to avert deceitful and duplicitous situations for the Hajj pilgrims

Official sources at the Ministry said that an intending pilgrim should send the first four digits of his Hajj Group Organizer enrolment number from his mobile phone to 8331 to check its authenticity.