DHAKA, March 10, 2014 (BSS) - The cabinet today approved the draft of "The National Hajj and Umrah Policy, Hijri 1435 (2014 AD)" and "The Hajj Package, 2014" bringing slight changes in the existing Hajj policy.
The approval was given at the regular meeting of the cabinet held at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.
Briefing reporters after the meeting, Cabinet Secretary M Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan said a proposed Umrah Policy has been
added alongside the existing Hajj Policy from this year.
The cabinet secretary said a total of 1,01,758 Bangladeshis
will perform Hajj this year.
Of them, he said, 10,000 will perform Hajj under t... More...