The Pakistani Secretary, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony presented the Zaireen Management Policy before the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) for consideration.
According to Nation.com.pk, the underlying rationale is to regulate, streamline and provide better facilities to Zaireen for performing religious obligations in an organized manner. The ECC approved the establishment of Ziarat Directorate Office at Quetta and Taftan at an estimated expenditure of Rs. 38.50 million.
Moreover, ECC also considered the establishment of Ziarat Directorate Offices at Mashhad (Iran), Karbala and Baghdad (Iraq) and directed Ministry of Religious Affairs to seek formal consent / approval from the host countries through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.