Hajj Fee Pegged At GHC75,000
Persons seeking to join pilgrims for the 2023 edition of Hajj will have to cough out GHC75,000 equivalent to US$6,500.
The amount is almost a double of last year’s fee- GHc39,000.
This was announced by the Ghana Hajj Board (GHB) in a statement dated March 1, 2023.
“The Ghana Hajj Board wishes to announce for the information of prospective pilgrims that this year’s Hajj package fee has been pegged at US$6,500 which translates to GHc75,000.”
It continued, “prospective pilgrims are to take note the cedi equivalent of GHC75,000 remains in force until 31st March, 2023, and may change afterwards based on the prevailing rate of the USD after March ending”.
The deadline for payment of the fee is April 30.
Payment, it said, can be made through the 42 Accredited Hajj agents nationwide.
Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini