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Inauguration of Hajj flight from Sylhet

Dhaka, June 3: Biman Bangladesh Airlines has started operating dedicated Hajj flights from Sylhet to facilitate the pilgrims of Sylhet region. Flight BG 3431 departed from Sylhet Osmani International Airport to Madinah.

3,469 Hajj pilgrims arrive in Saudi on second day

Dhaka, May 23: Ashkona Haj camp in the capital is now full of Hajj pilgrims. Every flight since morning left on time with passengers. Hajj pilgrims are quite satisfied with the overall management of Hajj this time. On the first day of Hajj, 140 passengers who got stuck due to visa complications left Dhaka for Saudi Arabia on a flight at 5:20 pm on Monday.

Hajj flight starts from midnight

Dhaka, May 20: The first Hajj flight of this year will depart from Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday (May 21). Before this, State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md. Mahbub Ali will inaugurate the flight at the concourse hall of Terminal-2 of the airport at 12:30 am.

Age barrier lifted for Hajj pilgrimage

Dhaka, March 21: Age did not stop him from going to Hajj. The government of Saudi Arabia has removed the condition that the minimum age for Hajj must be 12 years. The Ministry of Religious Affairs announced this information in a circular on Monday, March 20.

Deadline for Hajj registration has been extended till February 28

Dhaka, February 22: The government has extended the deadline for Hajj registration till February 28.

Hajj ban for people over 65 lifted

Dhaka, October 4: Next year, there will be no ban on Hajj for people over 65 years of age. Hajj will also be held in full scale. Minister of State for Religious Affairs Md. Faridul Haque Khan gave this information in response to a question during an exchange of views with the leaders of the newly-elected committee of the Religious Reporters Forum (RRF) at the Secretariat on Tuesday (October 4).

Bangladesh Biman ready to launch Hajj flight from May 31

Dhaka, May 23: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and Biman Bangladesh Airlines are ready to launch the Hajj flight on May 31. State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Mahbub Ali told reporters after visiting Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Monday (May 23rd).

Bangladesh states nine points to make Hajj successful

Dhaka, May 23: The Prime Minister's Office has issued nine directives to make Hajj management a success this year. Apart from the concerned ministries and divisions, these instructions have been sent to various departments and agencies.

Hajj flights likely from May 31, ticket priced at Tk 1.40 lakh

Dhaka, Aoril 27: This time the start date of Hajj flight has been fixed as 31st May. The airfare for the pilgrims has been fixed at Tk 1.40 lakh. State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali told reporters after a meeting on Hajj management at the Secretariat on Wednesday (April 27).

Saudi Arabia sets age limit for Umrah, relaxes Covid-19 curbs

Riyadh, November 20: Saudi Arabia has set age limits for pilgrims to perform Umrah.

Saudi Arabia says no to foreigners for Hajj

Riyadh, June 12: Saudi Arabia will only allow its 60,000 vaccinated residents to perform the annual Hajj, state media reported on Saturday.

Covid-19: No Hajj for Bangladeshi travellers

Dhaka, June 3: Hajj pilgrimage was halted last year due to the global pandemic of the coronavirus and Saudi Arabia's refusal to allow it. Hajj pilgrimage will be closed this time like last time, as stated by Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal while addressing the proposed budget for FY 2021-22 in Parliament on Thursday (June 3).

Hajj pilgrims will have to get vaccinated: Ministry of Religious Affairs

Dhaka, March 17: Those who want to go for Hajj this year will have to take the coronavirus vaccine, a press release signed by Mohammad Anwar Hossain, senior information officer of the Ministry of Religious Affairs, read on Tuesday (March 16). 

Over 1 lakh Bangladeshi to get chance for Hajj this time

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, জানুয়ারি ৬ : সরকারি ও বেসরকারি ব্যবস্থাপনায় এবার ১ লাখ ৩৭ হাজার ১৯৮ জন বাংলাদেশি হজের সুযোগ পাবেন। তাদের মধ্যে সরকারি ব্যবস্থাপনায় ১৭ হাজার ১৯৮ এবং বেসরকারি ব্যবস্থাপনায় ১ লাখ ২০ হাজার জন হজ পালনের সুযোগ পাবেন। এছাড়া এ বছর শতভাগ হজযাত্রীর ইমিগ্রেশন মক্কা রুটের মাধ্যমে ঢাকায় সম্পন্ন করার উদ্যোগ নিয়েছে ধর্ম মন্ত্রণালয়।