24 June 2019

CMO announces Hajj Flight Schedule 2016

Home page Society
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

The Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) has announced the flight schedule of Hajj Pilgrimage 2016 for Azerbaijani pilgrims.

The first flight from Azerbaijan to Saudi Arabia is scheduled for September 2, APA reports.

According to the CMO, the Hajj pilgrims are set to depart from Azerbaijan on September 2, 3 and 4 (once or twice in one day). After performing Hajj 2016, the Azerbaijani pilgrims will return home on September 18, 19 and 21 (once or twice in one day).

On 1 April 2016, the CMO started the process of registration for Hajj pilgrimage.

In accordance with the agreement reached with Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan has set a quota of 1,040 pilgrims for the 2016 Hajj pilgrimage. Prices for the 2016 Hajj packages from Azerbaijan will be $3,500 and 4,000 respectively.

This year, Azerbaijani pilgrims are offered two Hajj packages – $3500 ($4,700 in 2015) for accommodation in a hotel with weak conditions, where meals are served twice a day and $4,500 ($5,750 in 2015) for accommodation in a hotel with better conditions, where various kinds of meals are served.

In 2015, as many as 2,400 Azerbaijani pilgrims left for Hajj. Three of them died and were buried in Mecca.

Quota for Hajj pilgrims is 1,500 people this year. Registration is carried out only by the CMO.

2016.06.10 / 14:10
See also

World Heritage Young Professionals Forum opens in Baku

St. Petersburg paints the town red with Scarlet Sails festival

France 40C heatwave could break June records - Video

The weather forecast for tomorrow announced

Death toll from acute encephalitis in India rises 129 children

Montenegrin PM embarks on official visit to Azerbaijan

CHP’s Imamoglu leads in Istanbul do-over election

Voting ends in Istanbul's mayoral election rerun

Putin doesn’t spend most of his time on internet

Opposition party candidate casts vote in Istanbul

Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla