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Govt cuts Tk 10,000 air fares for Haj pilgrims

A K Azad : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-01-17 8:39:28 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-01-18 3:30:36 PM

Senior Correspondent: The government has reduced Tk 10,191 air fares for Haj pilgrims, comparing to the last year’s Tk 138,191, and fixed it Tk 128,000 this year.

State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali said at a press conference after an inter-ministerial meeting held at the conference room of his ministry in the city on Thursday.

He said, “Air fares for the Haj pilgrims were Tk 138,191 in the last year. But is has been fixed Taka 128,000, reducing Taka 10,191.”

Mahbub Ali said, “The Bangladesh Biman will perform its duty properly so that the people could perform Haj smoothly. He sought cooperation from all in reducing suffering during Haj.”

State Minister for Religious Affairs Advocate Sheikh Md Abdullah, Secretary of the Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry Md Mohibul Haque and Secretary of the Religious Affairs Ministry Md Anisur Rahman attended the meeting among others.

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