Abdullah for completing immigration process of Hajj pilgrims
State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on Sunday said the government is trying to complete the pre-arrival immigration process of the Hajj pilgrims in the country instead of Saudi Arabia from this year.
"We are trying to complete the pre-arrival immigration process of Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims in the country instead of Saudi Arabia to reduce sufferings of the devotees during immigration process. We hope that we will be able to implement the procedure from this year," he said at a press conference at his office in the Secretariat here.
"I went to Saudi Arabia responding to an invitation of the Saudi government and discussed the matter with their two ministers," Abdullah said.