Ghaziabad: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh yadav will inaugurate 'Aala Hazrat Hajj House' here on August 4.
He will arrive at Hindon air force station here at around 11 am and his cavalcade will go to the Hajj House built at Hindon river bank, the district administrations sources said.
District Magistrate Nidhi Kesarwani confirmed the programme and said all amenities for Hajj travellers are available at the house such as currency exchange and medical check up.
Passports and tickets will also be provided to the pilgrims and the Chief Minister will flag off the first group.
A meeting in this regard was convened at collectorate conference hall yesterday where representatives of Nagar Nigam, Ghaziabad Development Authority, Power Corporation, Jal Nigam, health and police department were present.
They were instructed to appoint one nodal and two assistant nodal officers for smooth functioning of the facility, Kesarwani said.
The state government has spent around Rs 40 crore to construct the Hajj House on four acre land.
About 2,000 pilgrims can stay here, Project officer of Jal Nigam Vikram Singh said.