In Foreign Exchange,
ON TRAVEL DURING
is invited to paragraph
6 Chapter XVII of Foreign Exchange Manual (6th
Edition, 1987) in terms of which Airlines/Shipping Companies/Travel
Agents are prohibited from issuing tickets providing for
travel to Saudi Arabia and adjoining countries viz. Egypt,
Sudan, Djibouti, Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Syria, Turkey
and Greece during the period from 10th of Shawwal
to 10th of Zilhaj except for the exempted categories
2. In pursuance
of provisions of the Hajj Policy 1993, it has been decided
that during the ensuing Hajj Season from 10th
Shawwal to 10th Zilhaj 1412 (A.H.) Airlines/Shipping
Companies/Travel Agents shall not issue tickets and/or provide
seats and Authorized Dealers shall not release private travel
exchange quota to any person except travelers falling in
exempted categories as mentioned in the enclosed list for
travel to Saudi Arabia and adjoining countries.
Airlines/Travel Agents and Authorized Dealers are advised
to note the above instructions carefully for strict compliance.
OF EXEMPTED CATEGORIES
wishing to join their husbands working in Saudi Arabia.
wishing to join such parents as are working in Saudi
wishing to join their sons/daughters working in Saudi
returning to duty in Saudi Arabia.
going to Saudi Arabia against business visas secured
after due certification by recognized Pakistan Chambers
of Commerce and Industry.
going to Saudi Arabia in response to invitation received
from the Government of Saudi Arabia.
going to join educational institutions to which they
have been admitted plus their guardian duly authorized
by Government of Saudi Arabia.
on duty-enroute to Saudi Arabia.
going to Saudi Arabia against work permit or employment
Pakistanis as are working abroad (outside Saudi Arabia)
and happen to be on leave in Pakistan during Hajj season
and wish to perform Hajj enroute while going back to
resume their duties.