About 1.27 lakh people will perform hajj this year

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MNA National Desk: A total of 1,27,798 people are allowed to perform hajj this year under public and private management, Religious Affairs Minister Principal Matiur Rahman said on Tuesday.

“As per the bi-lateral hajj agreement 2017, around 10,000 persons in public and 1,17,198 persons are allowed to perform hajj in private arrangement during the current hajj season,” the minister said.

In addition to this, 1162 private agencies are also received approval for administering the hajj programme during this year.

Meanwhile, the bilateral hajj agreement already has been completed between the government of Bangladesh and the Royal Saudi government.

However, the government has approved the hajj and umrah policy-2017. The hajj will be held on September 1.