58,118 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia...

58,118 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia

 Staff Correspondent   daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:02 AM, 5 July 2022  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

A total of 58,118 pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh so far to perform Holly Hajj this year, said a daily bulletin related to the annual Islamic pilgrimage on Monday night. 

A total of 160 flights carried the pilgrims to their destination in the last 31 days, including 87 flights from Biman Bangladesh Airlines, 61 flights from Saudi Airlines, and 12 flights from Flynas Airlines. 

Of these pilgrims, 4,089 are under government management and 54,029 are under private management. 

Meanwhile, 12 Bangladeshi pilgrims have died so far. Four of them are women while the rest are men. 

The holy Hajj is set to be held in Saudi Arabia on July 8 (Zilhaj 9). The flight of Hajj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia started on June 5.