Publish: 29 Jun 2022, 08:53 am
Another Bangladeshi pilgrim has died in Saudi Arabia. Till now, a total of seven Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia. Of these, five are men and two are women.
This information was given in the daily bulletin related to Hajj on Wednesday (June 29) at 2 pm.
The deceased was identified as Mohammad Abdul Gafur Mia, 61. Abdul Gafur, a resident of Tangail district, breathed his last at Mecca Al-Mukarrama. His passport number is BY0062202.
The other six Bangladeshis who died while performing Hajj were Beauty Begum of Dhaka, Abdul Jalir Khan of Pirgachha in Rangpur, Mosha Ramuza Begum of Dhanpur in Comilla Adarsh Sadar, Mohammad Helal Uddin Mollah of Joypurhat Sadar, Nurul Amin of Noakhali district and Mohammad Jahangir Kabir of Chapainawabganj.
Meanwhile, 44,233 pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia so far this year. Of these, 3,385 are under government management and 40,48 are under private management.
Hajj pilgrims have gone to Saudi on a total of 123 flights. Of these, Biman Bangladesh Airlines operated 70, Saudi Airlines 47 and Flynas Airlines operated six flights.
Note that the Hajj will be held on July 8 in Saudi Arabia, subject to the sighting of the moon. This time the quota of pilgrims under government management is four thousand (including state expenses and guides), while the quota under private management is 53,585. The flight of Hajj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia started on June 5. The last flight to Saudi Arabia is on July 3. The return flight after the Hajj will start on July 14. The return flight will end on August 4.
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