The first flight of Hajj will on May 31, said Mahbub Ali, the Minister of State for Civil Aviation and Tourism.
The information was given by the state minister after a meeting at the secretariat on Tuesday, April 26.
Mahbub Ali said that 31 thousand pilgrims will go to Saudi Arabia on 75 flights this year. Their airfare has been fixed at 1 lakh 40 thousand taka.
Hub Secretary General Shahadat Hossain Taslim was present at the meeting held at the Secretariat. He said the proposal for the airfare for Hajj was fixed Tk 1.25 lakh from Hub and the Ministry of Religion .
The Ministry of Civil Aviation has been requested to further subside the fare.