Hajj

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

Hajj: Chronicling the journey

Every practicing Muslim wants to perform hajj – at least once in a lifetime since it’s obligatory. Those, who are eligible for performing this compulsory ritual of Islam, wait for a suitable opportunity to make this holy journey.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

Saudi Arabia detains Bangladeshi hajj pilgrim for “begging”

Saudi Arabian police detained a Bangladeshi hajj pilgrim on charges of begging in Madinah.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Places to visit during your journey of Hajj

While the intention of performing Hajj should be restricted to only the performing of Hajj, many a times, pilgrims are intrigued by the fascinating history of Islam and would like to visit the places where the foundations of our religion were laid.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

More than 400 Hajj pilgrims stuck at Dhaka airport for nearly 8 hrs

More than 400 Hajj passengers were stuck at the Dhaka Airport for around eight hours yesterday (June 18, 2022).

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 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

Biman’s maiden Hajj flight tomorrow

The first hajj flight carrying 419 Bangladeshi pilgrims is scheduled to take off tomorrow morning (June 5, 2022).

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Biman to use its own planes for Hajj flights

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has backed away from its decision to fly Hajj pilgrims on leased aircraft this time around. Instead, Biman has decided to use its own planes.

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

Special hajj packages can’t be below Tk 4.63 lakh: Agencies’ Association

Hajj agencies will be able to announce separate “special hajj packages” on their own but the pricing of any such package cannot go below the minimum set amount, Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh President M Shahadat Hossain Taslim said today.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Govt proposes hajj package: Pilgrims to pay Tk 1 lakh more

The government has proposed Tk 4,56,530 hajj package this year under private management -- around Tk 94,730 more than that of 2020.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Budget Saudi airline Flynas gets permission to carry Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims

After 10 long years, Flynas – a budget Saudi Arabian airline – has become the third carrier to get permission to carry Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims from this year onwards.