Hyderabad: According to the special officer of State Haj Committee S.A. Shukoor, the first Haj flight for the Hajj-2018 will take off on August 1 while the last flight will take off on August 16. He told this while speaking at the 14th and the final orientation camp for Haj pilgrims in the city. He informed that ₹2,000 currency notes are accepted in Saudi Arabia and pilgrims need not worry about that.
Addressing the pilgrims, Prof. Shukoor advised them to practice walking for five or six kilometres daily and to carry medical prescription and medical reports if they need medicines during the journey. He said SIM cards for international use will be issued to pilgrims before their departure from Hyderabad.
Maulana Mufti Tajammul Hussain explained the Hajj rituals.