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August 11, 2017 7:25 AM Hajj Pilgrims stranded in Tamale

The destiny of first batch of Ghanaian Hajj Pilgrims is hanging in the balance because their scheduled flight for 8:30 pm Thursday August 10 has failed. The over 500 pilgrims are stranded at the Tamale Sports Stadium where the Tamale Hajj Village is relocated. The Northern Regional Coordinating Council in an attempt to persuade the angry Pilgrims at 12 midnight 42

August 3, 2017 11:16 PM Muslim pilgrims in Africa start journey to Saudi Arabia for Hajj 2017

Millions of Muslims worldwide are heading to the Islamic holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage. The Saudi Arabia government has increased the quota of pilgrims from all the 178 registered countries with 950,000 pilgrims expected to arrive at Jeddah, 750,000 at Madinah and 100,000 by land and sea. Last year, 1,325,372 foreign 79

August 3, 2017 4:06 PM Make Ghana proud at Hajj 2017 – Dr Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, paid a visit to the Hajj Village on Thursday August 3, 2017 to interact with the key stakeholders, inspect facilities and be briefed on arrangements made to ease the Hajj process this year. He was met on arrival and taken round by Sheikh I. C. Quaye, Chairman of the Pilgrims Affairs Office of Ghana (Hajj Board) 23

August 3, 2017 6:48 AM Biman wants more slots in Saudi Arabia to transport Hajj pilgrims

Aiming to resolve the ongoing uncertainty over Hajj flights, Biman Bangladesh Airlines has applied to Saudi Arabian civil aviation authority to allot more slots (landing permission) for transporting Hajj pilgrims. Shakil Meraj, general manager and spokesperson of Biman, confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune on Wednesday, saying: “We need more slots 40

August 3, 2017 6:48 AM Action on agencies for trouble over hajj: Minister

Religious Affairs Minister Principal Motiur Rahman today said legal action will be taken against the hajj agencies responsible for visa complexities of hajj pilgrims, leading to flight cancellation and other problems. According to a UNB report, Minister Motiur said, “The hajj flights were cancelled due to delay in the activities of hajj agencies. Legal 12

August 3, 2017 6:48 AM Kano Pilgrims Board secures 3200 visas

“The board has made all necessary arrangements for a hitch-free hajj operation, ” he said. This year, the Saudi government launched the E-visas programme for the hajj pilgrims. The National Commissioner disclosed that the Federal Government approved three Nigerian Airlines namely Medview Airline, Max Air, Azman Air and one foreign airline, Flynas from Saudi 30

August 3, 2017 6:48 AM More than 6000 Muslim pilgrims to undertake this year’s Hajj

Accra, Aug.3, GNA - A total of 6,200 Muslim pilgrims are expected to take part in this year’s Hajj to the Holy City of Mecca from August 10. The first batch of pilgrims would leave Ghana through the Tamale Airport in the Northern Region on August 10, followed by four other flights from the same Airport. This came to light when Vice President Dr Mahamudu 16

August 2, 2017 9:10 PM Madinah teeming with pilgrims; authorities ensure best services

The report said since the beginning of the Haj season until Tuesday, some 109,428 pilgrims have arrived in the Prophet’s City. It said a total of 311 flights from various parts of the world carrying 103,123 pilgrims landed at Prince Muhammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport while 6,305 pilgrims arrived by road aboard 158 buses. The airport is well prepared 30

August 2, 2017 7:45 PM 2016 Hajj backlog to be cleared this year – Hajj Board

Prospective pilgrims who paid their monies but could not embark on the pilgrimage to Mecca last year due to flight challenges will be allowed to travel this year. Chairman of the Hajj Board, Sheikh I. C. Quaye, who gave the assurance, said mechanisms have been put in place to clear the backlog of would-be pilgrims. Over 450 prospective pilgrims who paid their 37

August 1, 2017 11:01 AM Barcelona star Neymar lands in Dubai amid Paris Saint-Germain rumours

Barcelona star Neymar has arrived in Dubai after fulfilling his promotional commitments in China as speculation grows that he will complete a world-record €222 million move to Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar announced via his Instagram account that he is currently in the United Arab Emirates, posting a video and pictures of himself and some friends eating 20