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3 operators asked to submit hajj flight schedule

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 27 March, 2023 12:00 AM
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The Ministry of Religious Affairs has asked the three airlines associated with transportation of pilgrims to submit their hajj flight schedule on emergency basis to ensure proper hajj management.

In this regard, the ministry sent separate letters to three airlines -Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Saudi Airlines and Flynas Airlines on Sunday.

 According to the letter, the holy hajj will be held on June 27, subject to sighting of the moon.

This year some 1,27,198 pilgrims from Bangladesh will be able to perform hajj in Saudi Arabia.

For the sake of smooth hajj management and to complete other tasks, including renting house in Makkah and Madinah, it is necessary to know the flight schedule on an urgent basis, mentions the letter.