Pilgrims to perform Wuquf Arafat today

MINA: The Hajj pilgrims will perform the most vital pillar of Hajj, i.e. Wuquf-e-Arafat (Stay at Mount Arafat) today (Thursday), Geo News.

Mufti-e-Azam will deliver Hajj sermon in Masjid-e-Nimra.

Hundreds of thousands of Hajj pilgrims, after overnight stay in Mina, have started their journey to Mount Arafat after Fajr prayers.

The world’s largest annual pilgrimage, the Hajj, began on Wednesday with hundreds of thousands of Muslims pouring into the camp of Mina from Makkah to prepare for the rituals.

The pilgrims are estimated to total up to 2.5 million this year.

At Mount Arafat, around 14 kilometres southeast of Mina, the pilgrims will spend the day in prayer and reflection.

After sunset, they will move on to Muzdalifah, halfway between Mount Arafat and Mina, where they spend the night.

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