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Noun1.haj - the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijjahaj - the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba; "for a Muslim the hajj is the ultimate act of worship"
pilgrimage, pilgrim's journey - a journey to a sacred place
pillar of Islam - (Islam) one of the five religious obligations accepted by all Muslims
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He dipped his hand into the dish with that great trader when Mahbub and a few co-religionists were invited to a big Haj dinner.
It has not increased the Haj charges, while the period of Haj has been reduced by 10 days.
Giving details of the policy, the federal religious minister informed the media persons at a press conference here on Wednesday that designated branches of scheduled banks would start receiving Government Scheme Haj applications from January 15 next year.
He said that application process for Haj 2018 had started on November 15 and more than 1000 women have applied to perform Haj without "Mehram" till now (December 13).
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 19 ( ANI ): Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flagged off the first batch of 300 Haj pilgrims from Mumbai at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here today.
The move means that only citizens of the UAE will be issued Haj permits to perform the pilgrimage this year and in the future," Dr Ahmad Al Mousa, spokesman of the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments, told Gulf News on Monday.
When leaving for Haj Mohammad Rasheed said he was very happy to be nominated by the company as it had always been his desire to perform Haj.
Mohammed Obaid Al Mazrouie, the Executive Director of the authority, and Head of the UAE official Haj mission, affirmed that they have never licensed any Haj tour company from another country.
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A financial mismanagement of Rs 38 billion was found and the 'audit report' of Rs 675 billion - the overall amount given to Haj Mission, was incomplete as well.
The Omani Haj mission will return to the Sultanate tomorrow after ensuring a safe return of all Omani Hajis from the sacred lands.
The bench was hearing a petition jointly filed by Karwan-i-Mehdi Haj and Umrah service and 24 other Haj tour operators challenging different steps taken by the religious affairs ministry after the publication of an on Dec 8, 2017, regarding conducting scrutiny of both existing and new Haj tour operators.