Welcoming pilgrims in Jeddah with flowers and dates
Puber Kalam Web Desk: The Holy Hajj has been held with limited participation for two years due to the corona epidemic. This time, the biggest Hajj is going to be held like before Corona. 20 this time
More than 100,000 pilgrims are expected to perform the Hajj. The official activities of this year’s Hajj began with the arrival of pilgrims from Bangladesh and Malaysia last Sunday.
At the Hajj terminal at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, they were greeted with flowers and dates and greeted with ‘Hajj Mubarak’ and ‘Hajj Mabrur’. Officials from Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Immigration, Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Health were present to welcome them.
Meanwhile, the first convoy of pilgrims from Malaysia landed at the Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah. They were received by the officials of Madinah Region Passport Department and Ministry of Hajj and Umrah Affairs. As part of the implementation of Saudi Vision 2030, The Makkah Route initiative was launched in 2019 to facilitate the entire process of Hajj and provide the highest quality services to Hajj pilgrims.
Through this, starting from the online visa of the pilgrims, compliance with the necessary health instructions and arranging the baggage of the pilgrims in their own country is ensured.
Previously, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Tawfiq Al-Rabiyyah, announced that the Hajj Expo held in Jeddah last January would be held on a large scale by lifting the restrictions on the number and age of pilgrims.
He expects more than 20 lakh people to participate in Hajj. 12 from different countries of lakhs There will be more than 176 aircraft to carry more pilgrims. In addition to Jeddah and Madinah, for the first time six domestic airports in Saudi Arabia including Riyadh, Taif, Yanbu and Dammam will be used to serve the pilgrims.
The Holy Hajj will be held on June 27 subject to sighting of the moon. This is the first 20 after Corona of lakhs More people will participate in Hajj. One lakh 22 thousand 221 people from Bangladesh will perform Hajj this time. The flight, which started on May 21, will carry pilgrims till June 22.