Malaysia still awaiting decision on additional haj quota, says minister

BANGI: Malaysia is still waiting for the Saudi Arabian government's decision on the appeal for an additional quota of 5,000 pilgrims in the 2022 haj season, says Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Religious Affairs) Datuk Idris Ahmad (pic).

"There is no answer yet. We pray to Allah to ease the process,” he told the media after an Aidilfitri celebration with the chief executive officers of Malaysian companies and the permanent representative of the Corporate Dakwah Secretariat of the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) here on Monday (May 23).

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