Peshawar: First contingent of 89 individuals consisting of parents of martyred and injured students and staff members of APS has proceeded Saudi Arabia for performing Umrah.
Umrah is one of the initiatives took on by Pakistan Army besides other measures in order to comfort the families of Shuhada and injured students and staff members.
In the same connection, today members of 27 families left for Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah while remaining individuals will be travelling in eight subsequent flights.
Detailed religious briefing and interactive session was also arranged for the pilgrims prior to their departure.
The parents of martyred students before departure said that they would offer special “Dua” for the peace and harmony in Pakistan.
Very soon this menace of terrorism would be rooted out with the help of entire nation as we all stand together, they added.
The group was seen off by senior officials of Pak Army at the airport.