Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah today received the first batch of Hajjis at Srinagar Airport who returned back after performing the Hajj.
The Minister of State for Hajj and Auqaf, Ajaz Ahmad Khan was present on the occasion.
While interacting with the Hajjis, Omar Abdullah enquired of their welfare and shared wishes with them. He congratulated them for performing the Hajj successfully and returning back to their homes.
The Hajjis expressed satisfaction over the arrangements made by the Government for their smooth travelling and stay at holy places.
The first batch of 279 Hajjis arrived here today by Indian Airlines flight.
The Additional Commissioner, Kashmir, Abdul Majid Wani, DIG Srinagar-Budgam, Abdul Gani Mir, Director Information, Khawaja Farooq Renzushah, Deputy Commissioner, Budgam, Mohammad Rafi, Director, Airport Authority of India, Raj K. Malik, and other officers were also present on the occasion.