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Body on Muslim welfare vows Hajj rules review 12/19/2011

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Body on Muslim welfare vows Hajj rules review

12/19/2011
Maintaining that its handling of the just concluded Hajj (Pilgrimage to Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) for Filipino pilgrims was not a failure despite some challenges, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) vows to institute further measures and review its existing policies and guidelines on Hajj to ensure more responsive and efficient management and supervision of ensuing Hajj.

Lately, the NCMF has to contend with the controversy on the shortage in Hajj visas that prevented some prospective Filipino pilgrims to join the said religious exercise this year.

The NCMF contracted earlier with the Saudi Ministry of Hajj for the accommodation and issuance of corresponding number of visas to 4,000 Filipino pilgrims this year..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20111219nat7.html

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