The Saudi Arabia government has declared to decrease the visit visa fees for Pakistani residents. The notification to diminish the visa fees for Pakistan has been confirmed. The announcement reported that it was made sure to slash Saudi visit visa fees for Pakistanis as well as the fee for a single visit visa has been lessened from 2000 Riyals to 338 Riyals.
It was narrated that the slash in visa fee was about to begin from 15th of Feb. The fee for visit visa will be minimized up to 338 Saudi Arabian Riyal (SAR), 338 SAR will be charged for single entry fee and 675 SAR for multiple visa fee. Nowadays a visit visa fee is around 2000 SAR.
Besides this, the Saudi Arabian Govt. has shared its upcoming plan to offer e-visa facility to Pakistan by which Pakistani Hajj pilgrims can get a visa online. This news has been confirmed and clarified by Minister for Religious Affairs & Interfaith Harmony Dr. Noor-ul-Haq Qadri.
He reported in a press conference on Wednesday that the Saudi Arabian government has been doing hard to enable the best facilities to Pakistanis intending pilgrims. He further said that Saudi administrators have agreed for the plan about including Pakistan into their road to Makkah project to complete immigration progress at Karachi and Lahore airports. The minister told that Saudi Hajj rulers intend to provide e-visa facility to Pakistan’s pilgrims on demand of Pakistan.
Moreover, this time direct flights will be served from Quetta to Madina and Jeddah. Pilgrims will get the fresh meal of Pakistani taste during their stay at Mashair.”
Dr. Noorul Haq Qadri announced that pilgrims would be provided with a temporary Haji camp at Gilgit and mobile biometric verification will be required in far-flung locations of the country.