PRRD again names Pangarungan amirul hajj this year

By Ali G. Macabalang MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has named for the fourth time lawyer Saidamen Pangarungan as head of the Philippine Pilgrimage to Makkah (Mecca), even as officials of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have announced having resumed regular hajj activities on a regulation fashion in deference to the continuing global COVID-19 pandemic.… Read More PRRD again names Pangarungan amirul hajj this year

NCMF issues guidelines on the 2020 Hajj refund

By JULMUNIR I. JANNARAL | Metro Manila News Bureau Chief Intending pilgrims to the Makkah in Saudi Arabia may now refund payments they made after the Kingdom has finally cancelled this year’s Hajj due to the dreaded pandemic Covid-19. Quezon City: The Bureau of Pilgrimage and Endowment of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (BPE-NCMF)… Read More NCMF issues guidelines on the 2020 Hajj refund

No Filipino can perform hajj this year – NCMF

By JULMUNIR I. JANNARAL | Bureau Chief, Metro Manila News Bureau GOLDEN MOSQUE, Quiapo, Manila: “Definitely, there will be no Filipinos who can leave for Saudi Arabia to perform their pilgrimage in Makkah for this year Hajj in conformity with the COVID-19 health protocol of social distancing,” according to the Bureau of Pilgrimage and Endowment… Read More No Filipino can perform hajj this year – NCMF

Only nationalities living in the Kingdom may perform hajj 2020

NCMF still hopeful even for just a few Philippine pilgrims By JULMUNIR I. JANNARAL, Managing Editor QUEZON CITY, Philippines: Intending Filipino pilgrims this year have no assurance they can perform their pilgrimage to Kaaba in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or Hajj being one of the five pillars of Islam. The government however is hopeful… Read More Only nationalities living in the Kingdom may perform hajj 2020