Bangladesh govt offsets Hajj costs increasing by Saudis, says ministry

The supervision has lowered cost from a end, pronounced Minister Sheikh Md Abdullah in a media lecture on Tuesday.

Earlier, a drafts of a ‘National Hajj and Omrah Policy-2019’ and ‘Hajj Package-2019’ were authorized by a method on Monday.

Package-1 of a government-managed traveller tours for this year will cost an particular Tk 418,500, while Package-2 costs Tk 344,000.

Last year, Package-1 cost was set during Tk 397,929 and Package-2 was Tk 331,359.

“As we can see, a cost for Package-1 has left adult by Tk 20,571 compared to final year. But a Saudi supervision had lifted it to Tk 24,980 Saudi supervision by adding use charges.”

None can retreat a charges combined by a Saudi government, he said. “The Saudi supervision increasing cost by Tk 19,035. But we lifted a cost by around 12,000 compared to final year.”  

“The due cost for Package-1 was Tk 442,000 and for Package-2 was Tk 370,000. Now tell me if Hajj is costlier?”  

“I wish you’ll now be means to tell that we have reduced cost for Hajj,” pronounced a minister. The subsequent event will be hold on Aug 10 formed on a sighting of a Zil-Hajj moon. 

As many as 127,198 Bangladeshi pilgrims can transport to a dominion this year. Their passports contingency be current until Feb 10 of 2020.      

The pilgrims contingency book houses in Saudi Arabia by a month of Ramadan. The housing price along with a use and catering fees contingency be submitted online.

The pilgrims of this year will have their Saudi addresses trustworthy to their passports, according to a cupboard secretary. 

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