Three-day vaccination program for select Haj pilgrims of Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy districts was inaugurated today by Deputy Chief Minister Mahmood Ali at Haj House at Nampally.
Speaking on the occasion, Mahmood Ali said funds would not be a problem for the welfare of the Haj pilgrims as the State government has sanctioned Rs 4 crore for the Haj committee and if necessary more funds would be released.
Secunderabad MP Bandaru Dattatreya noted that women were getting more facilities and also got an opportunity to undertake Haj pilgrimage without male companion. MLC and Chairman State Waqf Board Mohammed Saleem, Telangana State Haj committee chairman Mohammed Masiullah Khan, State Haj Committee Special Officer Prof. S. A. Shukoor Members of the Haj Committee Mohammed Farooq Hussain, MLC, Mohammed Arif Ahmed, Mohammed Shafi, Arifuddin, Dr Akheel Hashmi and Abu Talha Amjad, Corporator Mamta Gupta and Asst. Secretary Haj commmittee Irfan Shareef also spoke. (NSS)