Announcement: Sierra Leone 2018 Hajj Committee.

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The Sierra Leone Hajj Committee is pleased to inform the general public that the fees for this year’s (2018) Hajj to the holy land to Makkah in Saudi Arabia is the leone equivalent of US$ 5,000 (Five Thousand United States Dollars), at the country official currency exchange rate. The fees will cover related expenses including return Air ticket, Accomodation, feeding, medical and other charges.

Forms and other information relating to this year’s Hajj can be obtained from the National Hajj Secretariat, Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, New England Ville, Freetown.

The following numbers can be contacted for further information related to Hajj Issues:


All payments must be made either in cash or by Bank draft, directly to any branch of the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank. The Account details are as follows:

Account Name:  National Hajj Coordinating Committee

Leone Account: 003001012636100187

US Dollar: 00300101263100284

Receipts of payments to the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank must be submitted to the Hajj Secretariat, Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs.

The general public is hereby further reminded that the quota approved for Sierra Leone in this year’s Hajj is 800 (Eight hundred) pilgrims. In view of the above, and in consideration of the limited spaces available, applications will be treated on a first come first served basis.

The Hajj Committee wishes to further advise all intending pilgrims not to make any arrangements with third parties, as the Committee will not be responsible for any problems emanating from transactions with any such parties.

The cooperation fo the public is highly solicited.

Signed: Secretary to the Sierra Leone Hajj Committee

Date: 26-6-2018

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