This year’s first hajj flight from Chittagong will leave for Saudi Arabia on Friday night, reports UNB.
Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon will inaugurate the flight at Hazrat Shah Amanat International Airport at 11:45pm.
On July 24, the first Hajj flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying 418 Bangladeshi pilgrims took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.
Some 127,198 pilgrims will perform Hajj from Bangladesh this year under government and private managements. Of them, 4,230 pilgrims will perform Hajj under the government management.