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Special PIA flight for Hindu pilgrims

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan International Airlines operated a special flight for Hindu pilgrims from Karachi to Peshawar on Thursday.

The special flight was operated at the request of the Pakistan Hindu Council’s leader and member of the National Assembly, Dr Ramesh Kumar.

A PIA spokesman said that a large number of local and foreign Hindu pilgrims travelled from Karachi to Peshawar via Kirk on the special flight.

He said the pilgrims visited the sacred temple of Shri Paramhans Dayal Ji Maharaj Samadhi in Karak. Special prayers were offered at the temple for the security and religious harmony of Pakistan

On his return to Karachi, Dr Kumar thanked the government of Pakistan, local authorities and PIA for their hospitality.

He said that it has been proven that all religions in Pakistan are free for their rituals.

The government is taking important steps to increase religious tourism in the country, he said.

The MNA said that PIA has been asked to operate such international…

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