Govt urged to commission division Hajj Office at Pahartali
Chattogram Bureau :
Hajj Jatri Kalyan Parishad, Chattogram has demanded to the newly assigned Govt led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for commissioning the abandoned Pahartali Hajj Camp as Divisional Hajj Office , Chattogram on emergency basis.
Due to procrastinations of Religious Affairs Minstry, the commissioning programmes is delaying despite the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina showed keen interest for former Pahartali Hajj camp in 2016.
Mentionable that out of one lakh 27 thousand hajj pilgrims of the country, one fourth of total pilgrims belong to Chattogram Division. In 1948, Pahartali Hajj camp was commissioned over 9.35 acres of land in the city for the pilgrims of this division. This demand of Chattogram Divivional Hajj office and camp was placed before the discussion meeting held over the death of Joint Secretary General of HJKP Momtaz Kamal Chowdhury at Hotel Paramount International Hall on Friday last.
Secretary General of HJKP Principal Dr. Abdul Karim delivered address of welcome in it duly presided by its President Ahmadul Islam Chowdhury . Among others Prof.Dr AKM Saifuddin, Adv. Md. Kafiluddin chowdhury, Abu Mohammad Nurul Islam, Alhaj Md. Sharif, Shahjada Kaiser Mirza, Ahmad Hossain, Adv. Kazi Md.lAshraful Hoque, Md. Muntasir Iqbal, Md. Matin, Md. Jahedur Rahman, Md. Showkat Ali Chowdhury, Md. Sumon Ali spoke on the occasion moderated by Dr. Saleh Ahmed Suleman, HJKP .