January 30, 2017 - 3:53pm
Hajj pilgrims have to pay Tk 3.19 lakh to perform the pilgrimage under the government management, according to the draft of 2017 Hajj package approved by the cabinet today.
Those who will be undertaking the top congregation pilgrimage under private management will have to pay Tk 3.81 lakh. A total of 1,27,000 will be able to perform hajj this year.
Cabinet Secretary M Shafiul Alam briefed reporters after the weekly meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
source: Daily star