FCT Muslim Pilgrims Board releases 2014 Hajj fare

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board on Wednesday released the 2014 Hajj fare for intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.

File photo: Muslim pilgrims gather to pray at Mount Arafat near the holy city of Mecca during the annual pilgrimage. AFP PHOTO/FAYEZ

File photo: Muslim pilgrims gather to pray at Mount Arafat near the holy city of Mecca during the annual pilgrimage.

This is contained in a statement signed by its Director, Media, Alhaji Muhammed Aliyu, in Abuja.

According to the statement, intending pilgrims are to pay a maximum amount of N813,561 or a minimum of N735,561 per seat.

It said intending pilgrims from the territory had up to August 1, to pay the balance or lose their seats.

The board warned intending pilgrims yet to submit completed application forms and e-passports to do so before the deadline.

“The warning is necessary as the board will soon commence the process of acquiring visa from the Saudi Arabian embassy in Abuja.’’ (NAN)

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