More haj places for Muslim pilgrims this year

More haj places for Muslim pilgrims this year
Minister in-charge of Muslim Affairs Dr Yaacob Ibrahim joins pilgrims to the Haj in prayer at Changi Airport Terminal 2 on Sept 22, 2013. Dr Ibrahim announced on Sunday morning that Singapore has received another 136 places for the haj.

Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Yaacob Ibrahim announced on Sunday morning that Singapore has received another 136 places for the haj. This means 680 pilgrims will make the trip this year, instead of 544 initially. The additional 136 places have already been allocated.


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