Of the deceased, 69 are male and 22 are female
Two more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia.
Since June 5, a total of 7,573 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia through 19 flights.
A total of 254 people are going to perform hajj at the expense of Bangladesh government this year.
At least 88 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims have died in the last one and half months during their stay in Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj this year.
Hajj pilgrims can now have their immigration process completed at Dhaka airport before leaving for Saudi Arabia.
Time is running out for some 15,000 hajj pilgrims who are yet to receive their visas. Although the religious ministry has given a 48-hour ultimatum (that runs out today) to 16 agencies to complete the visa related procedures to send 3,000 pilgrims by August 26, we need to ask some hard questions regarding bungling of this year's hajj.
It is very inopportune that pilgrims, who perform hajj with so much hope, not to say spending so much money, have to suffer at every step during the journey due to mismanagement and irresponsibility.