Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

22 Jan 2020

Saudi Arabia to charge Haj pilgrims RM326 for visa

The Saudi Arabian government will charge Haj pilgrims SAR300 (about RM326) each for visa issued beginning 1441H/2020M Haj pilgrimage season, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa.

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21 Jan 2020

Madressa teacher’s dream trip

After devoting his life to teaching young children in a klein kamertjie in his home, Muallim Abduraghmaan Ismail, 56, will finally go on his dream trip to Mecca this year.

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20 Jan 2020

Govt plans low-cost Hajj package

The religious affairs ministry is considering the introduction of a low-cost ‘Aziziyah package’ for Hajj pilgrims for the first time this year. However, the cost of Hajj is likely to increase this year, as the airline authorities have hinted at a fare increase.

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