Staff Reporter

Hyderabad: Flights for Haj 2007 will commence from Hyderabad on November 12. The Saudi Airlines will carry pilgrims from the State to Madina Munawwara from November 12 to 22. The return schedule is from December 26 to January 5.

Each flight will carry 300 pilgrims. The first flight will take off at 3.25 p.m. on November 12. As many as 6,820 pilgrims are proceeding to Haj this year from the State.

Meanwhile, State Haj Committee has arranged meningitis vaccination for pilgrims of the twin cities and Ranga Reddy district from November 1 to 7. Vaccination for pilgrims belonging to other districts will be provided through Haj Society of respective districts and the dates will be announced later.