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Indonesia Corruption Watch ( ICW ) requested the Ministry of Religious Affairs ( MORA ) to be transparent about the costs of the pilgrimage. ICW researcher Firdaus Ilyas , stated , during this responsibility in the conduct of the pilgrimage Kemenag audited by the Supreme Audit Agency ( BPK ) only in the form of financial statements in general .
MORA party , in this case the Directorate General of Hajj and Umrah Organizers , he added , does not itemize the components of what is in Hajj Operation Costs ( BPIH ) .
" We do not know how much money we've hajj , how to know , how much interest services , " he said during a discussion in Jakarta , Thursday ( 19/08/2013 ) .
Firdaus said , two things that should be observed in relation to the transparency and accountability of funds Hajj is the pilgrimage and pilgrimage services . According to him , Law no. 13, 2008 providing for the Hajj and Umrah are not guarantees of funds Haj rules , starting from the initial deposit BPIH to formulation components in BPIH .
" In the Act stated that the pilgrims bear all costs related to her , in fact , a great many pilgrims who used the money for things that have nothing to do with him , such as honor attendant , hotel clerk , attendant allowance , which should be in the Act be the responsibility of the government , " he explained .
In addition , he also criticized the ministry pilgrimage organized by the Ministry of Religious Affairs . He saw the lack of the culture of the community , especially critical of pilgrims to the Hajj ministry . Hajj pilgrims just look purely religious matters , but in which there is a contract , in which there are rights and obligations , as well as the possibility of default . Thus , he asked the government to fix the scars chaotic pilgrimage through the moratorium issue .
" We agreed to a moratorium in return for improved regulation and institutional improvement . Useless if the moratorium without coupled repair , " he said .
Religious Affairs Minister Suryadharma Alie asked the pilgrims do not have to worry related to Corona virus widespread in the country of Saudi Arabia . The virus , he said , did not develop in the area allotted to the implementation of the pilgrimage .
" I urge worshipers not to worry too much about the virus . Corona Virus flourish there , but not in the area where pilgrims perform Hajj stages , for example in Jeddah , Mecca , Arafat . 's Not in that area , " said Suryadharma in Complex Presidential Palace , Jakarta , Monday ( 16/09/2013 ) .
Suryadharma said , the medical team will continue to monitor the health condition of pilgrims , especially the measurement of body temperature . However, it appealed to all pilgrims to maintain health by eating nutritious food , plenty to drink, and always use a mask .
" If it definitely infected quarantined . To the pilgrims , if you do not feel as bad , immediately notify the health officer . We will deal with directly , " he added .
As reported , each pilgrim will be given a special mask about 4 mask . The mask has a high density level that effectively masks to filter out viruses such as surgery . With a density of 0.1 micro , Staphylococcus bacteria may not enter .
Prospective Hajj pilgrims to fly the first group from the city of Medan did not feel worried and afraid to return policy for aircraft landing at the airport Kualanamu .
" All the congregation remained calm , no fear , " said Ibrahim Daulay , one of the pilgrims kloter 1 Embarkation Medan , as quoted by Reuters on Tuesday ( 09/10/2013 ) afternoon .
According to Ibrahim , the pilgrim officer is in the plane has provided an explanation of the reason for the return landing .
In addition , pilots and officers pilgrimage there is also capable of providing good service and comfort so that the whole congregation remained calm .
When talking to the pilot and the crew, unknown disturbance in the water distribution system is required for all passengers . " We can understand because the pilgrims to drink and go to the bathroom , " he said .
When contacted at 17:00 pm , Ibrahim admitted Daulay aircraft still flown back to Saudi Arabia .
Pilgrims are located at Jalan Flamboyan Raya , Medan District Tuntungan claimed all passengers remain on board .
All pilgrims are still undergoing the process of simulating the departure and inspection while enjoying your meal is served Haj officers . " After everything is okay , just leave , " said the pilgrims who set out with his wife Haryati it .
Previously , Head of Operations Division Kualanamu Ali Sophian also confessed to the type 777-300 ER aircraft carrying pilgrims returning from Medan landed because of a problem in the water supply .