Update February 24, 2020

Dhaka 5-06 am, 23-September, 2021

Cabinet fixes minimum cost of Hajj Package-2020 at Tk 3.15 lakh

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The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft Hajj Package-2020, fixing the minimum cost for an intending pilgrim at Tk 3.15 lakh under package-3 of the government.

Pilgrims will have to pay Tk 4.25 lakh to avail package-1 and Tk 3.60 lakh under package-2 under the government management which is Tk 6500 and Tk 16,000 more than the previous year respectively.

Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam disclosed this at a press briefing at the Secretariat after the Cabinet meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Office with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

This year, a total of 1,37,198 people will go to Saudi Arabia to perform hajj and 17,198 of them will go under government management while the rest under private management.

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