When 50-year-old Saadat Khan returned to his village outside the northern Pakistani city of Mardan from a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia earlier this month, a feast was thrown in his honour.
According to his son Haq Nawaz, about 600 people attended.
“We cooked rice, meat and chicken,” he told the BBC. The “whole village” came and congratulated him, he added.
It’s traditional in Pakistan to…