Officials of Hajj Agencies of Bangladesh present at the press conference held at Sango Banquet Hall, Hotel Victory, Nayapaltan, VIP Road, Dhaka on February 16
Dhaka: Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (HAAB) organised a press conference to announce their private Hajj package 2019 at Sango Banquet Hall, Hotel Victory, Nayapaltan, VIP road, Dhaka on February 16.
HAAB held the event with an aim of announcing this year’s Hajj package rate along with creating awareness on new management initiatives among Hajj pilgrims interested to perform Hajj through private management.
Depending on the moon’s arrival, Hajj will take place on August 10, 2019. This year, a total of 1,27,198 Hajj pilgrims will perform Hajj. Among these, 7,198 will perform through public management and 1,20,000 will perform through private management.
In private management, excluding Qurbani, the minimum package rate is BDT 3,45,800 per person.
HAAB also announced that on January 17, Ministry for Religious Affairs, Civil Aviation and Tourism and HAAB held a joint meeting for lowering flight fare for Hajj. Biman Bangladesh Airlines proposed to make the flight fare BDT 1,48,000 for Hajj pilgrims of 2019. However, for the first time ever, it was lowered to BDT 1,28,000, all inclusive.