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HJKP demands pilgrim's guide at Chattogram Airport soon

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Chattogram Bureau :
Devout males  and females  are travelling to Saudi Arabia for performing Hajj or Omra through Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport every day .
 Beside the special  Hajj flight, the devotee pilgrims  are also  going  to Saudi Arabia  through Chattogram-Jeddah regular flights.
Besides , Chattogram division  based  pilgrims are also going Saudi Arabia from Dhaka via Chattogram airport using Bangladesh Biman or other private airlines.
Not only that  Saudi Airlines bound pilgrims  of this zone are also using Biman or private airlines flight to reach Dhaka aimed at boarding Jeddah flight. But matter  of regret that  no pilgrims guider/facilitator on behalf of the government has been deployed in Chattogram International Airport .
 As a result,  the elderly  credulous  pilgrims of rural or remote areas of  Chattogram division  are facing embarrassing  situation at airport lack of proper guiders, Hajj Jatri Kaylan Parishad (HJKP) alleged. HJKP demanded immediate deployment of Hajj guiders at airport on behalf  of govt or  Bangladesh Biman  on emergency basis as the Hajj flights from Chattogram begins yesterday.
 Govt as well as Biman authority have been urged to deploy the Hajj guiders at Chattogram  Airport on emergency basis at a meeting of the HJKP  held at Paramount Hotel Conference Hall on Friday with its President Ahmadul Islam Chowdhury in the chair.
Secretary General of HJKP Principal Dr Abdul Karim delivered address of welcome in the meeting  duly conducted by Dr Saleh Ahmed Suleman as moderator.

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