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Quran and Naats only: Pak national carrier PIA bans entertainment on flights to Saudi Arabia

The Pakistan International Airlines has banned in-flight entertainment for pilgrims travelling to Jeddah and Madina and will only play Quranic verses and naats for them, an official of the national carrier said Thursday. The decision was taken “in light of the peoples’ sentiments,” PIA spokesman Mashhood Tajawar told PTI. Cash-strapped PIA has been running into […]

Saudi Kingdom Loses Its Top Kashmiri Qari

SRINAGAR: Muzaffarabad’s Qari Khalil-ur-Rehman Qadri who was the most respected religious personality from Kashmir in Saudi Arabia has passed away. He was laid to rest in Jannat-ul-Baqiah Monday morning soon after the Fajar prayers, reports reaching here said. Qari Khalil migrated to Saudi Arabia on the request of the kingdom’s government in 1963. Born in 1940 in a Pathka village […]