Dhaka, April 12 -- Bangladeshi people intend to perform hajj now can complete the immigration procedure from Dhaka airport before heading towards Saudi Arabia, said Religion Affairs Minister Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on Friday.

The minister made disclosure it at a press briefing at the ministry's conference room.

"Bangladeshi pilgrims will be able to enter Saudi Arabia through a jet-bridge after landing at the airport without any formality," he said.

It was previously assumed that the process would be difficult for officials to maintain as it is a big responsibility, Abdullah said adding, "But we've taken all the necessary initiatives to complete the process properly."

The minister said, "We're ready to accept the opportunity as it'll ...