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Makkah governor congratulate officials on successful Umrah season

Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, chairman of the Central Haj Committee, praises officials for the recently completed successful Umrah season.

More than Dh160,000 collected to help 106 workers perform Umrah

Lifetime Umrah-a charity initiative,has collected over Dh160,000 to help workers visit Kaaba and perform Umrah,a top official has said.The Federal Authority of Human Resources, in collaboration with the Dar Al Ber Society, has collected the amount to send 106 low-income workers to Saudi Arabia for perform Umrah.Official records show that Dar Al Ber has so far collected and spent more than Dh1.62million on the ‘Lifetime Umrah’ project, which was launched across the country in 2014.

PIA Introducing New Services

Following the traditions of providing fastest and most convenient connections to our valued passengers, PIA is now introducing virtually daily flights from Karachi to London and Return.Building up on strong domestic network and regular flights to London from different gateways of Pakistan, now Karachi will be connected to London daily. Shortest transit timing, swift baggage handling and special handling
by smart PHS teams will the hallmark of this service. The key features of this service are as under;1- Two weekly direct flights ex-KHI and ex-LHR; will now be supplemented by daily ex/to-LHR flights from northern gateways of ISB and LHE.2- Shortest Transit timing’s at ISB and LHE.3- Priority Baggage Handling4- Swift transit handling.

The Electronics Ban-Explained

The U.S. and the U.K. dealt a major blow to in-flight Netflix bingers, Kindle-worms, and business travelers looking to be productive during their 12-plus hours in the sky. New security regulations from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.K.s Department for Transport ban passengers flying from certain Middle East and North African airports to the U.S. and U.K. from bringing electronics bigger than a smartphone into the cabins. Laptops, e-readers, tablets, cameras, and more will now have to be checked in at the airport of origin.Click here for more details