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Own Correspondence, Dhaka, 03 February 2024: Hajj registration time has been extended for the fourth and last time. According to the new time, those who want to go for Hajj can register for it till February 6. After that, the Hajj registration period will not be extended in any way. The Ministry of Religious Affairs has asked those who wish to go to Hajj to complete their registration.
Dhaka, Jan 19: Hajj registration ended on Thursday (January 18) after two extensions. But 58 percent of the quota still remains vacant.
Dhaka, Jan 9: Bangladesh has signed a bilateral agreement with the Saudi government to perform Hajj this year (2024). The agreement was signed at 11 am local time in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Monday.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 23 August 2023: Saudi Arabia will consider reducing the cost of Hajj, said State Minister for Religion Faridul Haque Khan. He said this after a bilateral meeting with the delegation led by Tawfiq Bin Fawzan Al-Rabiyah, Minister of Hajj and Umrah of the Saudi Government at the Ministry of Religion at the Secretariat on Wednesday afternoon.
Dhaka, July 8: This year, 19,785 pilgrims have returned to the country by a total of 53 return flights after the completion of the holy Hajj ceremony till Friday (July 7). Among them, the number of flights operated by Biman Bangladesh Airlines is 17, the number of flights operated by Saudia Airlines is 23 and the flights of Flynas are 13. This information was known from the 45th bulletin of the Ministry of Religious Affairs on Friday.
Dhaka, June 27: Holy Hajj of 1444 Hijri today. Every Hijri year 9 Zilhaj Muslim Ummah has to attend the historical Arafat Maidan to perform Hajj. Nabiji sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, 'Al-Hajju Arafah means Hajj is to appear at the Maidan of Arafat. On this day, Allah forgives the most people. Hajj pilgrims who come from all over the world hoping for forgiveness are busy with takbeer, talbiya, prayers for forgiveness and crying. Arafah Maidan is the meeting place of the Muslim world.
Dhaka, June 24: President Muhammad Shahabuddin arrived in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on a 10-day visit as a royal guest to perform the Holy Hajj.
Dhaka, June 23: President Mohammad Sahabuddin left Dhaka for Saudi Arabia on Friday on a 10-day visit to perform the Holy Haj as a royal guest of the Saudi government. A VVIP aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines (Flight No: BG 331), the President, his wife Dr. Rebekah Sultana and entourage left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 2.30 pm.
Dhaka, 13 June 2023 : Due to complications in getting a visa for not renting a house in Saudi amid Hajj agencies negligence, flights are being canceled one after another.
Dhaka, 21 May 2023 : The first Hajj flight of this year has left Dhaka. In the first phase, 415 pilgrims went to Saudi Arabia.
Dhaka, May 20: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that BNP founder Ziaur Rahman made Hizbul Bahar ship, which was brought to send Hajj pilgrims from Bangladesh at low cost, a luxurious boat.
Dhaka, May 19: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that those involved in terrorism and militancy have no religion. She said, "Those who are creating militancy and terrorism belong to all religions. In fact, they have no religion."
Dhaka, May 19: Inaugurating the Hajj Program-2023 program, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sought prayers for the people of Bangladesh. So that no one can play with the fate of the people of the country, she said in her prayers. On Friday (May 19) around 11:15 AM, the head of government inaugurated this year's Hajj program by being present in person at Ashkona Hajj Camp in the capital. She also exchanged greetings with the pilgrims.
Dhaka, April 26: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina likely to inaugurate this year's Hajj programme on May 19. The Prime Minister has given her consent for the commencement of Hajj activities on that day or at a convenient date and time.
Dhaka, April 7: The registration period for Hajj has been extended for the eighth time. As the quota has not been fulfilled, a notification has been issued by the Ministry of Religion on Thursday extending the registration period for pilgrims till April 11.