The Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (HAAB) on Monday said the airlines will refund the tickets to the pilgrims.
Umrah pilgrims would have their tickets refunded by the respective airlines they bought tickets from, reports Somoy TV.
As a precaution against coronavirus, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has temporarily suspended entry into the kingdom for those coming for Umrah and visiting the Prophet's Mosque in Madinah.
The Kingdom has also suspended the entry of tourist visa holders coming from countries where the new coronavirus is spreading dangerously. This announcement was followed by the temporary suspension of entry of citizens from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries to the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah.
On Sunday, the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that the kingdom will refund Umrah fees and service charges of pilgrims and visitors to the Prophet's Mosque, whose travel was affected following the Kingdom's temporary suspension of their entry into the Kingdom over coronavirus fears.