In Foreign Exchange,
ON TRAVEL DURING HAJJ SEASON
is invited to F4E. Circular No. 25 dated the
1993 on the subject noted above.
It is advised that as an exception to the instructions
contained in the above F.E. Circular Ministry of Religious
Affairs. Government of Pakistan, Islamabad may issue NOCs
for travel to Arabia on International Passports for performing
Hajj (1993). Such NOCs will be issued in triplicate in the
format attached with this Circular, original meant for the
Royal Saudi Embassy/Royal Saudi Consulate at Islamabad/Karachi
for grant of Hajj Visa, duplicate
for the Airline for issuance of ticket and triplicate for
the Authorised Dealers for release of FTEQ, if admissible.
Travel Agents/Airlines/Authorised Dealers are hereby Authorised
to issue tickets and release PTEQ where admissible on the
basis of NOCs issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
The airlines will not accept booking from Travel Agents
for travel to Saudi Arabia on International Passports in
respect of persons not covered by the exempted categories
mentioned in the list enclosed with F.E. Circular No.25
dated the 30th March, 1993 unless duplicate copy of the
NOC of Ministry of Religious Affairs is produced.
Authorised Dealers will attach the "triplicate"
copy of NOC issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs
with the relevant Foreign Exchange forms while reporting
the transactions to the Foreign Exchange Department in the
monthly Foreign Exchange Returns.
Airlines/Travel Agents and Authorised Dealers are
advised to note the above instructions carefully for strict