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Hajj registration time extended

Published : 23 May 2022 09:55 PM | Updated : 24 May 2022 01:42 PM

Time for Hajj registration has been extended for two more days under the government management. According to the new guidelines, registration can be completed till May 24.

Earlier, the Ministry of Religious Affairs had said that the registration process for the Hajj pilgrims of 2022 would continue till May 22.

The Ministry of Religious Affairs has issued a fresh notification in this regard.

The registration process under government management package-1 has been stopped on the evening of May 22. An extended schedule has been announced as per the Hajj package announced by the government to meet the zero quotas.

Extended deadline for payment of registration fees started on May 23, last date for payment of registration fee is May 24 (till banking time). During the extended period, the pre-registration pilgrims sequence from 25925 to the latest sequence 27105 will come under the registration. People who register on time will only get the opportunity to register under Government Management Package-2.

According to the Ministry of Religious Affairs, as of Sunday, 51,851 pilgrims had registered for Hajj under private management and 2,849 under government management.

Hajj will be held in Saudi Arabia on July 8, subject to the sighting of the moon. This time 57,585 people will be able to go for Hajj from Bangladesh. Of them, 4,000 will go for Hajj under government management and 53,585 under private management.

This year it will cost Tk 527,340 for Hajj under package-1. Pilgrims of this package will stay within a distance of 1,000 meters from the Masjidul Haram. The minimum package has been fixed at Tk 462,000 under package-2. Under this package, pilgrims will stay within 1,500 meters of the Grand Mosque. 

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