8 January 2024
1. The Ministry of Haj and Umrah of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has officially allocated 900 places for Singaporean pilgrims for Haj 1445H/2024 season.
2. Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs, Mr Masagos Zulkifli signed the Haj agreement with the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, while attending the Hajj and Umrah Exhibition and Conference in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
3. All available places have been allocated to eligible pilgrims, who had earlier been issued Letters of Offer via the MyHajSG portal by the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) according to their queue position in the Advance Haj Registration System (AHRS). All prospective pilgrims have confirmed their places and have purchased their Haj packages from authorised travel agents. With this, there remain a balance of 54,000 pilgrims still awaiting their turn in the AHRS.
4. On behalf of the Singapore Muslim community, Muis would like to express our deepest appreciation to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for its efforts and strong commitment to enhance the welfare and safety of pilgrims while performing the fifth pillar of Islam.
MAJLIS UGAMA ISLAM SINGAPURA