S. Sulawesi Receives Biggest Allocation of Extra Hajj Quota: Religious Affairs Ministry

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 28 April 2019
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28aprilIn response to 10,000 extra hajj pilgrims quota this year from the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Indonesia, Minister of Religious Affairs Lukman Hakim Saifuddin has signed Decision of Minister of Religious Affairs Number 176 of 2019 on the Allocation of Extra Hajj Quota for Each Province.

“The Decision was signed by the Minister this afternoon. The quota will be distributed to each province proportionally,” Director of Hajj Fund Management of the Ministry of Religious Affairs Maman Saepulloh said in Jakarta, Friday (26/4).

The Decision regulated that the 10,000 extra hajj quota is divided into two criteria; 5,000 for pilgrims based on queue number of hajj departure, and 5,000 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions.

“Under the Decision, elderly hajj pilgrims should be at least 75 years of age as of 7 July 2019. Both elderly hajj pilgrims and companions must have already obtained queue number and been registered as hajj pilgrims before 1 January 2017,” Maman added.

Here are the quota allocations for each province as regulated in the appendix of the Decision of the Minister of Religious Affairs: 1. Aceh: 258 extra pilgrims (129 for the next queue number, and 129 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 2. North Sumatra: 175 extra pilgrims (87 for the next queue number, and 88 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 3. West Sumatra: 377 extra pilgrims (188 for the next queue number, and 189 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 4. Riau: 295 extra pilgrims (147 for the next queue number, and 148 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 5. Jambi: 354 extra pilgrims (177 for the next queue number, and 177 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 6. South Sumatra: 80 extra pilgrims (40 for the next queue number, and 40 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 7. Bengkulu 299 extra pilgrims (149 for the next queue number, and 150 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 8. Lampung 281 extra pilgrims (140 for the next queue number, and 141 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions).

9. Special Capital Region of Jakarta: 350 extra pilgrims (175 for the next queue number, and 175 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 10. West Java: 346 extra pilgrims (173 for the next queue number, and 173 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 11. Central Java: 381 extra pilgrims (190 for the next queue number, and 191 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 13. East Java: 436 extra pilgrims (218 for the next queue number, and 218 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions).

14. Bali: 354 extra pilgrims (177 for the next queue number, and 177 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 15. West Nusa Tenggara: 398 extra pilgrims (199 for the next queue number, and 199 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 16. East Nusa Tenggara: 295 extra pilgrims (147 for the next queue number, and 148 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions).

17. West Kalimantan: 236 extra pilgrims (118 for the next queue number, and 118 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 18. Central Kalimantan: 303 extra pilgrims (151 for the next queue number, and 152 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 19. South Kalimantan: 324 extra pilgrims (162 for the next queue number, and 162 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 20. East Kalimantan: 248 extra pilgrims (124 for the next queue number, and 124 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions).

21. North Sulawesi: 167 extra pilgrims (84 for the next queue number, and 83 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 22. Central Sulawesi: 250 extra pilgrims (125 for the next queue number, and 125 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 23. South Sulawesi: 463 extra pilgrims (232 for the next queue number, and 231 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 24. Southeast Sulawesi: 315 extra pilgrims (158 for the next queue number, and 157 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions).

25. Maluku: 182 extra pilgrims (91 for the next queue number, and 91 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 27. Bangka Belitung: 266 extra pilgrims (133 for the next queue number, and 133 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 28. Banten: 325 extra pilgrims (163 for the next queue number, and 162 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 29. Gorontalo: 197 extra pilgrims (99 for the next queue number, and 98 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 30. North Maluku: 241 extra pilgrims (121 for the next queue number, and 120 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions).

31. Riau Islands: 210 extra pilgrims (105 for the next queue number, and 105 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 32. West Sulawesi: 315 extra pilgrims (158 for the next queue number, and 157 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); 33. West Papua: 226 extra pilgrims (123 for the next queue number, and 123 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions); and 34. North Kalimantan: 359 extra pilgrims (180 for the next queue number, and 179 for elderly hajj pilgrims and companions). (Ministry of Religious Affairs PR/ES)

 

 

Translated by : Rany Anjany Subachrum
Edited by : Muhardi/ Yuyu Mulyani

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