Indonesian Hajj pilgrims ready to Fly by the end of July

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Palembang, 13 Shawal 1438/7 July 2017 (MINA) – Indonesian Minister of Religious Affairs, Lukman Hakim Saifuddin said that Indonesian hajj pilgrims are ready to leave for the Holy Land to perform the fifth pillar of Islam, and the first flight group is scheduled to depart in the end of July 2017.

“There are several Hajj candidates completing the document and in the near future will be finished,” Lukman said after the guidance of the State Civil Apparatus at the Ministry of Religious Affairs of South Sumatra (Palembang) on ​​Friday, Antara News Agency reported.

He stated, the completed documents including visas and passports as the main requirement of the pilgrimage. Hajj pilgrimage first departures, according to him, is scheduled to fly in the end of July 2017 whose flights are divided into two stages.

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Now, the pilgrims’ data collection uses electronic networks that can be accessed online and any time, he said.

Not only that, he stated, the scheduled departure of pilgrims can be viewed online, including their place of stay in a series of worship in the Holy Land.

“With the existence of the system, the development of pilgrims service can be monitored,” he said.

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Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)