Ministry of Religious Affairs (Pakistan)

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Ministry of Religious Affairs
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Agency overview
Formed 14 August 1947 (1947-08-14)
Headquarters Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory
Annual budget 2011 Federal Budget
Minister responsible
  • Sardar Muhammad Yousaf, Federal Minister of Religious Affairs
  • , Federal Secretary of Religious Affairs

The Ministry of Religious Affairs is a government agency of Pakistan responsible for religious matters such as pilgrimage outside Pakistan, especially to India for Ziarat and Saudi Arabia for Umrah and Hajj. It is also responsible for the welfare and safety of pilgrims. The agency has its headquarters in Islamabad.[1] The current Federal Minister of Religious Affairs is Sardar Muhammad Yousaf.[1] The ministry is composed of several subordinate bodies including the Directorate of Hajj, the Council of Islamic Ideology, and the Madrassah Education Board.[2]

See also[edit]

Punjab Auqaf and Religious Affairs Department


  1. ^ a b "Ministry of Religious Affairs". Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Introduction". Ministry of Religious Affairs, Pakistan. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 

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