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About 56,000 pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia

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  • 04 July, 2022 13:18:46

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News Desk: Hajj pilgrims are going to Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh for the purpose of performing Hajj. As many as 57,952 passengers arrived in Saudi Arabia on Sunday (July 3). Of these, 3,690 are under government management and 53,052 are under private management. This information has been known from the daily bulletin related to Hajj. According to the bulletin, 156 Hajj flights have left Bangladesh so far. Of these, 8 are operated by Biman Bangladesh Airlines, 60 by Saudi Airlines and 11 by Flynn. Meanwhile, 12 Bangladeshi pilgrims have died while performing Hajj in Saudi Arabia this year. In addition, the number of services from the IT helpdesk in Saudi Arabia was 7,632, the number of automated medical prescriptions from medical centers was 908, and the total number of visas issued was 55.62 percent. Of these, 93.90 per cent were government visits and 52.8 per cent were private visas. The holy Hajj will be held in Saudi Arabia on July 8. This time 56 thousand 575 people from Bangladesh will get the opportunity to perform Hajj. Of these, 4,000 will be able to go for Hajj under government management and 53,565 under private management.

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