ASWJ cuts ties with Somali Ministry of Religion over Hajj bidding procedure

Aswj Cuts Ties With Somali Ministry Of Religion Over Hajj Bidding Procedure

Saturday March 25, 2023

Mogadishu (AX) Spokesman for Ahlu Sunna Waljama’a (ASWJ), Sheikh Abdulkadir Soomoow, introduced that ASWJ had severed its cooperation with the Ministry of Religion and Endowment of Somalia.

In an interview with BBC Somali, the spokesman accused the Federal Ministry of Religion of mismanaging the competitors for Hajj administration this 12 months. He claimed that the bidding procedure was unfairly denied to ASWJ and alternatively given to a specific get together.

“We lodged our complaint that the Ministry barred us from participating in the Hajj bidding process that will serve pilgrims this year. The Ministry allowed a special party with no competition, so we declare that we have cut off our cooperation with the Ministry,” the spokesman acknowledged. “However, we support the government.”

The spokesman additionally acknowledged that ASWJ wouldn’t resume cooperation with the Ministry till the Minister of Mukhtar Robow and the Director of the Ministry are faraway from their positions for his or her alleged injustice on the Ministry.

This allegation from the ASWJ spokesperson coincides with the Ministry of Religion’s announcement that the firms that handed the primary spherical of the competitors shall be interviewed to work out which firms will serve Somali pilgrims this 12 months.

It is really worth noting that yearly throughout the time of Hajj, conflicts come up from aggressive problems between the firms that like to serve Somali pilgrims. Somali firms assemble more cash from Somali pilgrims than firms from neighbouring nations do from their humans.