Hyderabad: Two groups of Haj pilgrims from Telangana State reached Jeddah through Saudi Airlines flights. In all, 900 Pilgrims reached Saudi Arabia. The first group was flagged off by Mr. Mohammed Mahmood Ali whereas the second group was flagged off by Prof. S.A. Shukoor. The Haj pilgrims were transported from Haj House to the airport through RTC buses. Coordinator of Central Haj Committee, Mr. M. Ashraf Miyan guided the Haj pilgrims to Haj terminal. Four Haj volunteers also accompanied the groups. The Haj pilgrims of Telangana State will continue to fly till 18th August whereas the Haj pilgrims of AP State will fly from 19th to 21st August. On 22nd August, there will be the last flight which includes the remaining Haj pilgrims of TS, Andhra and Karnataka.
On 16th August at 4 a.m., the V group will fly to Saudi Arabia for which CM will flag off at 9:55 p.m. tonight.