Biometric Verification Of Pilgrims To Start On April 8

Peshawar (Pakistan Point News / Online - 05th April, 2019) Biometric verification of successful pilgrims under the government Haj scheme will start on April 8 this month, sources said on Friday.For this purpose, biometric verification system has been set up in Peshawar, DI Khan, Swat, Swabi, Mardan, Mansehra and Kohat. The pilgrims will be bound to submit receipt of biometric verification along with passport in the relevant banks.The government has imposed ban on travel to Saudi Arabia without biometric verification. The successful pilgrims have been informed about the development.Children below the age of six years and people above 80 years will be exempted from the verification process.