Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

2 more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

Two more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

7,573 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia

Since June 5, a total of 7,573 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia through 19 flights.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

254 going to Hajj at govt expense, Tk 11.33cr to be spent

A total of 254 people are going to perform hajj at the expense of Bangladesh government this year.

August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019

88 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

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.

April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019

Saudi Immigration: Hajj pilgrims to complete it at Dhaka airport

Hajj pilgrims can now have their immigration process completed at Dhaka airport before leaving for Saudi Arabia.

August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017

The Hajj debacle!

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.

September 21, 2016
September 21, 2016

More suffering for hajj pilgrims

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.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

Tk 3.5 lakh for pvt hajj pilgrimage

Hajj pilgrims will have to pay Tk 3.49 lakh this year for hajj pilgrimage under private management, says Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (Haab).

December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015

Umrah visas open for Bangladeshis

The government of Saudi Arabia lifts restrictions on issuing Umrah visas to Bangladeshi pilgrims.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Hajj stampede: Bangladesh death toll rises to 92

The number of Bangladeshis killed in the Mina stampede during Hajj last month rises to 92 while at least 80 others remain missing.