Say sources at hajj office say; HAAB, ATAB leaders fear that Saudi govt might reduce quota for Bangladesh next year
Pilgrims from Bangladesh and four other countries must provide their biometric data, including “fingerprints”, to the Saudi authorities to get Umrah e-visas..The other countries are -- the UK, Tunisia, Kuwait and Malaysia -- Saudi media reported referring to an announcement by the Saudi Mi
Hajj agents have sent visa applications and documents of almost all pilgrims to the Saudi Embassy in Dhaka within the deadline that expired yesterday.
The uncertainty over 18,000 pilgrims being able to perform hajj this year has ended following a meeting between officials of Bangladesh embassy in Saudi Arabia, Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh, and the Saudi government.
At least 25 Bangladeshis are among 769 Hajj pilgrims killed in Makkah stampede, Hajj Agencies' Association of Bangladesh (Haab) confirms.
So far, 18 Bangladeshis have been identified among those killed in the Makkah stampede with 90 more remaining missing, chief of Haab says quoting the Bangladesh Hajj mission in Saudi Arabia.