130-member CNN delegation performs Umrah
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The delegation included analyst Saleem Warraich, Salim Bokhari, Mian Tahir, Naveed Chaudhry, Naseem Zehra, Amir Mir, Justice ® Nazir Ahmad Ghazi, Khurram Kalim, Zaheer Ahmad Kahloon, Khurram Shahzad and others.
The CNN Umrah delegation put on Ihram attire (unstitched clothes) before going to Miqat. After that they entered the sacred premises of Holy Kaaba. Then the members of the delegation carried out Tawaf (circumambulation) of the House of Allah (Holy Kaaba). They said Nawafil at the Muqam-e-Ibrahim. Then they had Zam Zam water.
A pilgrim has to go up to the hill of Safa to see the Holy Kaaba from the Safa door with utmost devotion and love. Then, he climbs down from Safa and moves towards the hill of Marwa whilst reciting ‘Subhan Allah’ and walks to the two green pillars.
Director Digital Media Salim Bokhari, Group Editor Naveed Chaudhry, Director News 24NewsHD Mian Tahir, Justice (retd) Nazir Ahmad Ghazi, senior journalists and analysts Sohail Warraich, Naseem Zahra and Amir Mir, Director Production Khurram Kaleem, Input Head Amir Raza, Controller News Hameed Naqibi, and senior anchorperson Rehan Tariq were among those who performed Umrah.
The other members of the group were Zaka Ghumman, Syed Zainul Abidin, Syed Sadaqat Shah, Zaheer Kahlon, Khurram Shehzad, Muhammad Kamran, Mohsin Ali, Sohaib Alvi, Atif Shahid, Saadat Mehdi, Irfan Malik, Durre Nayab, Abdul Rashid, Saud Butt, Usman Khan, Waqar Ghumman, Rao Dilshad Hussain, Tahir Khan, Zeeshan Nazir, Asad Nadeem, Mansoor Bhatti, Malik Ashraf, Ali Ramay, Jahanzeb Khan, Wasim Nisar, Jaffar Bhatti, Imran Siddiqui, Ali Abbas, Jamil Ahmed, Rana Ayaz, Mohsin Bilal, Muhammad Rukhsar, Adnan Ali, Ali Sahi, Shahid Sipra, Syed Akhtar Ali, Yousuf Afsar, Azad Nehrio, Zaheer Warraich, Ajwat Butt, Faizan Saleem, Mohsin Ali Sattar, Salman Saeed, Umar Mahmood, Saleem Akhtar, Sheikh Awais, Awais Kiyani, Muhammad Iqbal, Waqas Zaidi, Tayyab Saif, Muhammad Moeez Mir, Wasim Ahmed Mir and others.