Karachi, March 25, 2013 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Syed Hashim Raza Zaidi has said that performing Hajj was such a great pleasure for Muslims. The selection for performing Hajj through a draw for KMC employees was in fact equal to invitation from Allah.
He said this while addressing a reception on the occasion of Hajj Draw for KMC employees. On this occasion Metropolitan Commissioner Matanat Ali Khan, Sr. Director Religious Affairs Bilal Manzar, Sr. Director Information Technology Masood Alam and other officers were also present. Administrator Karachi congratulated the winners of Hajj Draw and said that it was the dream of every Muslim to visit Khana-e-Kaba and Roza-e-Rasool PBUH and you were those luckiest people whose dreams were coming true.
He said that during Hajj they should not only pray for themselves and their families but also for their country Pakistan, their organization and development, peace and prosperity of Karachi. Metropolitan Commissioner Matanat Ali Khan said that 1358 applications of grade 1 to 15 were received whereas 501 applications of grade 16 and above were received out of which 35 fortunate employees were selected through a draw in which 24 employees from grade 1 to 15 and 11 employees from grade 16 and above were selected with complete transparency whereas a waiting list of 30 employees was also made through draw so that any selected employee who would not go to Hajj due to some reason the other one could go from selected waiting list.
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