‘Passports to senior citizens for Hajj pilgrimage to be issued on priority’

Regional Passport Office Srinagar organises special drive
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Srinagar, Feb 25: To facilitate the intending Hajj pilgrims, the Regional Passport Office Srinagar has decided to issue Passport to the senior citizens for purpose with minimum possible period.

 Briefing the media on the side-lines of a special drive organised by the Regional Passport Office Srinagar on Saturday, Passport Officer, Devender Kumar said that they have decided to issue passport to senior citizens (Above 70) in coming days on priority bases and that will be valid for one year.

“The last date for submitting a passport is on December 10 at Hajj office here. We will be issuing them documents on priority. Even if there are any shortcomings in their documents that will be looked into so that aspirants don’t not face any problem,” said Kumar.

 On Tuesday over 400 aspirants participate in the special drive. “Besides any aspirants whose verification is received, a passport is being issued to him or her without any delay,” he said, adding that his office staff is all out to help the aspirants.

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