Malaysia not sending haj pilgrims this year
This follows the decision of Saudi Arabia to only allow residents and citizens from within the kingdom to perform the pilgrimage.
Bukit Aman investigating haj fraud
Police say no word from Saudi Arabia on details for pilgrimage, so considering all travel package deals as suspicious.
Cabinet to decide on 2021 haj pilgrimage soon
Deputy minister says several countries have decided not to send pilgrims this year.
Malaysia’s haj quota increases to 31,600
Tabung Haji provides Riyadh with updated population figure from UN.
Saudi to allow 60,000 vaccinated residents to perform haj
Pilgrims need to be below 65 years with no chronic illnesses.
Haj pilgrims to get Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca vaccines
This is pending directive from Saudi Arabia for this year’s pilgrimage season.
Complete SOP for haj to be presented to NSC, MoH, says Zulkifli
However, Saudi govt yet to decide on pilgrimage this year.
In Mecca, dreams of a ‘green haj’
Past years, hundreds of tonnes of rubbish were left behind at the rocky hill outside the city.
Muassasah pilgrims still pay RM9,980, says Mujahid
Tabung Haji will spend RM408.2 million to defray haj pilgrimages, says minister.
Haj offer letters to be sent out starting Tuesday
Quota for Malaysian pilgrims has been upped to 31,600 from last year’s 30,200.
Saudi Arabia sets new fee for haj visa
Pilgrims, including those from Malaysia, will be charged 300 riyals each starting this year.
Change perception haj pilgrimage cures illness
Those not in good health are not obligated to perform haj, says delegation deputy head.
Fear of haj ban reason for jab no-show in Kelantan, doctor says
They reject the Sinovac vaccine as Saudi Arabia has not approved the jab for pilgrims.
Haj goes virtual for families of lucky pilgrims
Mecca has 5G technology since last year, allowing pilgrims to transfer data at breakneck speeds.