The government has extended the deadline by ten days for the registration of this year's Hajj pilgrims under private managements.
The registration which began on March 1 will now end on April 1, said a press release issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs yesterday.
This year's Hajj flights will begin on July 14. A total of 1,27,198 pilgrims -7,198 under government management and 1,20,000 under private management - are expected to perform Hajj from Bangladesh.
The Hajj is likely to be held on August 21 this year subject to the sighting of the moon.