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For pilgrims seeking to perform hajj in Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh, the process of online registration ends at 8:00pm tonight, a government notice says.After the deadline ends, there will be a verification process. Those who have made a minimum deposit of Tk 1,28,000, to the government coffer and registered through a legal hajj agency will be allowed only.

So far, 90,000 pilgrims have registered for hajj, said a notice floated by the Ministry of Religious Affairs’ hajj-related division today.

The hajj, largest religious congregations of the Muslims, is likely to be held on September 12. From Bangladesh, a total of 1,01,758 pilgrims are expected to perform the hajj this year.

Hajj flights to carry Bangladeshi pilgrims to Saudi Arabia will begin on August 4 and continue till September 5. The return flights would operate from September 17 to October 16.