Indonesia to receive 221,000 haj quota for 2025


JAKARTA: Indonesia, the world’s largest sender of haj pilgrims, is set to receive a quota of 221,000 pilgrims for the upcoming haj operations in 2025.

The announcement was made by Religious Affairs Minister Yaqut Cholil Qoumas following his participation in the closing ceremony of the 2024 haj services and the quota allocation event in Makkah, organised by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Haj and Umrah.

"We appreciate the Saudi Ministry of Haj and Umrah for their early announcement of the quota, which helps in preparing for the haj,” he said in a statement on Wednesday (June 19).

The minister also commended Saudi authorities for their strict enforcement of regulations concerning both haj and non-haj visas.

This year, Indonesia facilitated a total of 241,000 haj pilgrims, comprising 213,320 regular pilgrims and 27,680 special pilgrims. - Bernama

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