57 Hajj agencies to face legal action for misconduct
Published : Sunday, 14 January, 2018 at 12:00 AM Count : 37
As many as 57 Hajj agencies that arranged pilgrimage to Mecca in 2017 are likely to face legal action for misconduct and breaching code of conduct.
The allegations brought against the agencies are breaching code of conduct with Moyassasa (Hajj regulator of Saudi Arabia), failure to pay Moyallem fees properly in time, failure to provide services and misconduct with the pilgrims and damaging country's image abroad.
The Religious Affairs Ministry has started investigation into the allegation against them. They were asked to submit explanations to the ministry within seven working days of the show cause notice issued against them on Thursday.
Of the 57 agencies, Kazi Air International (Pvt) Limited is the agency of the Bangladesh Association of International Recruiting Agencies (BAIRA) Vice President Kazi Muhammad Mofizur Rahman.
The other agencies that were served with the notices are: Sunflower Air Linkers, Makka Babe Jannat Travels and Tours, Sultana Travels and Tours, Economic Travel Service, London Air Travels, Al Amanat Travels, Ajmal Trade International, Janus Travels and Tours, Nilmoy Travels and Tours Amatun Air Travels Services, KB Air International, Jubilee Air International, City Neon Travels, Bilash Travels and Tours, Sunstar Services, Shabnam Air Bridge, Makka Arafah Madina Group Travels and Tours, Penang Travels and Tours,, Dhaka Travels and Tours,, N.E. Air Services, Al Duha Air Travels, Millennium Air Services, Planet International Travels, Abdul Aziz Travels and Tourism, N. Al Amin Haj Kafela Travels and Tours, Madania Travels, Master Air International, M. Noor E Madiana Hajj Travels and Tours, Columbia Travels International, MRB Tour and Travels, Fatema Tour and Travels Hajj Services, Relation Travels and Tours, Samin Tours and Travels, FM Tours and Travels, Siddiquia Tours and Travels, MAM International Travels and Tours, Best Fly International, Habib Air Travels and Tours, Faruk Travels and Tours, Al Hayat Aviation, Jaman Enterprise, Marvellous Air Travels, Abco Overseas, Lima Travel Agency, Al Zubaer Travels Agency, Adil Overseas, Al Manar Tours and Travels, Efaz Tours and Travels Service, MHM Overseas, Green International Travels, Caravel Air International, Badarpur Travels and Tours, Eco Aviation and Tourism, Air Times International, Labbaik Hajj Services and Mco Travels and Tours.