Ministry of Religious Affairs: 29 Thousand Hajj Visa Indonesia Completed

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Friday, July 06 2018 - 18:00 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - To date, more than 29 thousand Indonesian pilgrims' visas have been made, said Kasubdit Document and Supplies of Haj Ministry of Religious Affairs Nasrullah Jassam.

"A total of 29 thousand more visa Indonesian pilgrims who have come out. This is equivalent to 75 groups flying," he said in Jakarta, Friday (6/7/2010).

He said the average visa that has been out is a pilgrim visa pilgrims who will depart on the early quarters.

It continues to coordinate with the Saudi Arabian Embassy to speed up the visa process. To date, an average of eight thousand per day visas is issued.

He hopes, within two weeks of Hajj visa can be published entirely.

According to him, the passport of regular pilgrims who have been submitted to the Regional Office of Ministry of Religious Affairs to the Directorate General of Hajj and Umrah Implementation reached 170,652. A total of 161,700 of that number have been verified for processing of the visa.

The issue of Haj visa is crucial for pilgrims set out this year. Hajj visa is a condition of completeness of hajj documents in addition to passport.

Without passports and pilgrims' pilgrim visas, they could be denied entry to the Holy Land by Saudi authorities.

The first cluster in all embarkation will begin flying to Saudi Arabia on July 17, 2018.

"We are trying and optimistic that the visa will be completed on target so there will be no visa delay problem," he said. (Ant)

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