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Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf says Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are tied in an unbreakable bond of Islamic brotherhood and honouring guests of Allah from Pakistan will further strengthen this relations. 

Addressing a banquet given in his honour by Saudi dignitaries in Makkah, he lauded the Saudi Government, especially King Salman bin Abdul Aziz for making excellent arrangements on Hajj 2016.

The Minister said the government of Pakistan also made every possible effort on the directions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to facilitate, help, and guide Pakistani pilgrims during their stay in Makkah and Madina. He appreciated Pakistan Hajj Mission in Saudi Arabia for taking care of Pakistani pilgrims in the kingdom.

Meanwhile, Sardar Muhammad Yousaf visited the headquarters of Hujjaj South Asia Establishment and appreciated its efforts to facilitate Hujjaj from South Asian region.

Sardar Muhammad Yousaf also lauded the role of Radio Pakistan for giving excellent coverage to the Hajj proceedings.

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