The Public Accounts Committee of parliament has asked the general public to ship their lawsuits about the issues confronted throughout the recently concluded Hajj to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in order that they may be investigated.
The PAC meeting headed by using its Chairman, Noor Alam Khan, on Monday took up the matter of issues faced by the Hujjaj for the duration of Hajj 2023.
In the meeting, Federal Religious Affairs Secretary Dr Aftab Akbar Durrani even as giving a briefing said that this 12 months, 1,790 Hajj assistants were sent. According to the regulation of Saudi Arabia, Durrani said, there ought to be an assistant for every hundred pilgrims.
Chairman Noor said, “Secretary Sahab, you did not come to the final assembly [due to ill health]. Where is your fitness certificates?
“Your additional secretary had also gone on Hajj, the non secular affairs minister, the non secular affairs secretary, the non secular affairs extra secretary and different personnel had also long past on Hajj. The president and the non secular affairs minister were there, so what turned into the need for so many workforce?
“It is the only obligation of the Hajj director to oversee the Hajj operations.”
Noor asked despite the presence of so many VVIP personalities, what type of remedy changed into meted out to the Pakistani pilgrims?
Noor said that no lawsuits had been received throughout the tenure of late Mufti Shakoor, the non secular affairs minister from 2022 to April 2023. “Now, why have humans made so many complaints?” he asked, adding that humans must send their lawsuits to the FIA so that an investigation might be carried out.
“How does the Ministry of Religious Affairs ship Hajj assistants to government officers?”
Noor said that there had been 1,700 names and the listing offered had eighty pages. “How many politicians are there in it? What provider would the SSP and extra secretary have rendered to the pilgrims?”
The spiritual affairs secretary said that authorities personnel have been also given TAD via their department. This yr, he stated, 1,790 Hajj assistants have been despatched and in keeping with the regulation of Saudi Arabia, there need to be one assistant for each hundred pilgrims.
The secretary stated that the Ministry of Religious Affairs become answerable for the pilgrims in Makkah and Madina. “The arrangements for the Hajj days are made by using the Saudi authorities.”
Noor stated that this list could be made public.
He said that most effective one month turned into left for the term of the meeting to cease and the solution ought to be found at once.
Committee member Mohsin Aziz said that the assembly was now not ending yet. Chairman Noor stated, “You need to have it extended.”