Online hajj registration from Mar 20
12 March 2016, Nirapad News: Religious affairs minister Principal Matior Rahaman said that the online registration for hajj 2016 will begin on March 20.
It will continue till June 30.
He made this disclosure at the ongoing hajj and umra hajj fair at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in city on Saturday (March 12).
However, this year’s hajj pilgrimage is expected to be held on September 10, depending on moon sighting.
Earlier on February 14, a five-member Bangladesh delegation, led by the religious affairs minister, signed a hajj agreement. According to the agreement, a total of 101,758 will be allowed for hajj this year.
‘We are going to introduce this system as the Saudi government has digitalized the hajj management.’
‘It will make the hajj management easier and transparent,’ the minister added.
Aspirant hajis under government and non-government management will pay Tk 30,000 and Tk 30,752 respectively to local banks for pre-registration certificate.
Later, they will pay the rest amount of money for the hajj package during registration.
After the process, they will receive Pilgrim ID card as a confirmation of hajj performance.