Al-Haj Ebrahim Gulam Nabi Shaikh (Bhaijaan), Ex Chairman Maharashtra State Haj Committee invites Welcomes 1st Pilgrims for Haj on the first flight of HCOI program. Today on 29th July 2018. At Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Sahar, P9 Parking.
Chief Guest Hon. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister of India, Hon Vinod Tawde, Hon Adv Ashish Shelar, along with many dignatories from Maharashtra Assembly and Lok sabha members.
Hon. Saad Zafer S. Algarny (Council General of KSA), Hon. M.M Shaikh (Chaiman Wakf Board Member of MSHC),Hon. Hussain Dalwai (MP, Chairman Sub Committee Aircharter), Hon. Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar, Hon. Kripashankar Singh (Ex Minister), Hon.Mohd Arif Naseem Khan (MLA, Ex Minister), Hon. Jina Shaikh (Hon. VP HCOI), Shri Hasmat Parkar (Superintendent Aircharter), Rida Rashid (Bjp mahila president) welcomed the Pilgrims on this 1st flight, the pilgrims were given a dua book which consists all the duas of Haj. The pilgrims were greeted with flowers and Ja namaaz.
On this great occasion Mr.Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi (Union Minister of Minority (GOI) adressed to the Haj Pilgrimage, “he said it is a historical haj Pilgrimage of 2018 without subsidy Indians will perform haj”. This year 1,75,000 Indian Haji will perform haj at holy place of Mecca. With the great efforts of Hon. PM Narendra Modi the Haj quota has increased by 40,000 in the last two years.
There is no effective impact of GST on haji since the cost is minimum and also assured that hajis can go via ship from 2019. Our Hon. Minister Nitin Gadkare also said that he will make two separate ships for haj Pilgrimage by 2019. Ibrahim bhaijaan (Member of Central Haj Committee) demanded to withdraw the GST and increase Haj Quota for Maharashtra.