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18 thousand 651 pilgrims reached Saudi Arabia

Syed Azam

18,651 Hajj pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh so far this year

18,651 Hajj pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh so far this year (May 14 at 1:59 p.m.). They reached Saudi Arabia in a total of 47 flights. Among them, 3,747 people are under government management and 14 thousand 904 people are pilgrims under private management. So far 76 thousand 560 visas have been issued.

This information was informed in the latest bulletin related to Hajj on Tuesday (May 14) night. Airlines, Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Hajj Office in Dhaka and Saudi Arabia have given this information to the helpdesk.

According to helpdesk information, out of 47 flights, Biman Bangladesh Airlines operated 15 flights, Saudi Airlines 13 and Flinus Airlines 19 flights.

Earlier, on May 9, the first dedicated flight of Bangladesh Airlines departed for Saudi Arabia with 415 pilgrims. With this, the official journey of this year’s Hajj begins. It will end on June 10.

This year 4 thousand 562 people will go for Hajj under government management and 80 thousand 695 people will go under private management.

Hajj may be held on June 16 subject to sighting of the moon in Saudi Arabia. The number of Hajj agencies participating in Hajj activities is 259. Hajj flight started on May 9 and last Hajj flight on June 10. The first return flight of pilgrims is on June 20 and the last return flight is on July 22.

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