Tabung Haji freezes haj costs for B40 group

TABUNG Haji (TH) said the government will cover the extra expense of travelling for the haj for B40 pilgrims, despite the full cost rising to RM30,850, compared to RM28,632 last year.

TH Group managing director and chief executive officer Amrin Awaluddin said that RM400 million was allocated for Haj financial assistance (Hafis) targeted at B40 and M40 first-time pilgrims.