Hajj registration begins tomorrow

DHAKA, Mar 5, 2018 (BSS)- The registration process of the pilgrims who are
intending to perform Hajj this year under private management will begin

This revealed today at a press conference organised by Hajj Agencies
Association of Bangladesh (HAAB) in the capital.

“The registration will start from tomorrow and we will announce the
registration closing date later,” HAAB Secretary General M Shahadat Hossain
Taslim told journalists.

The government fixed the lowest package under private management at Taka
3,32,868 this year.

“Additional Taka 11,000 will be charged along with the package for purpose
of sacrificial animal,” Taslim said.

The intending pilgrims will have to pay the entire money to the Hajj
agencies by April 15.

A Hajj agency could send a highest of 300 pilgrims and a minimum of 150
pilgrims from Bangladesh.

Earlier on February 22, the ministry published a list of serial numbers of
Hajj pilgrims, who will be able to enroll in the final Hajj registration this

The Hajj pilgrims have also been asked to submit scanned copies of
passports during the e-Hajj registration process, it added.

According to the Hajj agreement with the Saudi Arabia, a total of 127,198
pilgrims from Bangladesh will be able to perform Hajj this year.

Of them, 7,198 will perform Hajj under the government management and
120,000 under private management, official sources said.