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Kamal hopes for better hajj management this year

  • Published at 10:42 pm May 25th, 2019
AHM Mustafa Kamal
File photo of Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal Courtesy

He also urged all concerned to give Zakat

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has expressed hope that the Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims would be able to perform hajj this year without any hassle as the government has taken all necessary steps in this regard.

The Finance Minister was addressing the Annual Iftar, and Doa Mahfil-2019 of the Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (HAAB), held at the Police Convention Hall at city’s Ramna, on Saturday.

“Earlier, before the Awami League government assumed office in 2009, the hajj management was bad every year, but now there is no problem regarding the hajj management,” he said.

State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism M Mahbub Ali, and Religious Affairs Ministry Secretary M Anisur Rahman, spoke on the occasion as special guests, reports BSS.

Kamal also thanked the ministries of Religious Affairs and, Civil Aviation and Tourism, as well as the Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (HAAB), for taking all necessary preparations this year so that Bangladeshi pilgrims could perform hajj without any hassle.

He also urged all concerned to give Zakat.

State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah assured HAAB of looking into their problems through discussions.