The government has opened opportunity for companies seeking to send pilgrims on the Islamic pilgrimage of Hajj to Mecca, Saudi Arabia to submit their proposals.
Only companies that meet a specific criteria gazetted by the government can submit proposals.
Proposal books, and information sheets will now available from the Islamic Ministry. The Ministry said the pre-bid meeting is to be held Thursday at 1:00 PM.
Companies presenting their proposals are expected to pay a fee of MVR 10,000 by February 23. Payment can be made at the Islamic Ministry from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM on working days.
A total of five companies are given the license to carry pilgrims to Hajj every year including Maldives Hajj Corporation.