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Pakistani man cycles 4,000 km for Umra

Saqib set off from Multan and travelled for 85 days
Photo via Zakaullah Mohsin
Photo via Zakaullah Mohsin

A Pakistani man named Saqib Rehman has bicycled all the way from Multan to Madinah on a mission to perform Umra.

Saqib’s journey was 4,000 km long and was made over a duration of 85 days, passing through two different countries on the way.

He set off from Multan and crossed into Iran on March 10 and then made his way from Bandar Abbas to Sharjah on March 23.

  Saqib leaving the UAE. Photo via SCO Facebook page.
Saqib leaving the UAE. Photo via SCO Facebook page.

He then left the United Arab Emirates on May 18 recently reached Makkah.

Upon reaching Madinah, he was warmly received by a group of people including both Saudi citizens and members of the Paksitani community.

With only a small leg of his journey left, Saqib will set off from Makkah soon.

 Photo via Zakaullah Mohsin
Photo via Zakaullah Mohsin

As per his Facebook page, Saqib has already cycled from Multan to K2’s basecamp as well as scaling the 4000ft high Jamshoro wall, so long adventures on his bike are nothing new to him.

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