Srinagar: A delegation headed by President JKAHUC Sheikh Feroz shall soon visit MOMA (Ministry of minorities affairs) Govt of India and Ambassador of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, New Delhi to apprised the difficulties and suffering of the Haj & Umrah Sector, emerging due to the pandemic Covid 19.
The decision was taken at a meeting here and JKAHUC delegates will also meet with Heads of Air India, other Airlines and Saudi Airlines officials (operational Heads Indian Regions) where the necessary and required mechanism will be considered thread barely along with the relevant SOP’s on eve of ongoing pandemic, according to statement.
“It was also unanimously resolved that almost all PTO’s (Private Tour Operators) had received advance payments of Umrah Feb 2020 onwards and Haj 2020 and same amounts had been deposited to Airlines, Saudi Visa, Hotels etc. All Tour programs are cancelled due to pandemic covid 19. Now the Association has approached to all concerned authorities for full “REFUND” which is now under process.”
Concerned Haj& Umrah clients and parties are humbly requested to wait for refund till payments will be released and same to be credited in PTO’s A/c, then PTO’S may be able to refunded that payments in full and final, the statement said.
“The members in the meeting suggested in one word voice that all PTO’s in J&K will maintain disciplinary code of conduct in the Sector, and meetings shall be conducted in all most all the Districts of J&K for up gradation, uniformity and smooth functioning in the said Sector.”