The Parliament and the Minister of Religious Affairs decided to reduce hajj pilgrimage cost (BPIH) by USD80 from USD3,422 in 2009 to USD3,342 averagely in 2010 consisting of average cost of air transport from Indonesia to Saudi Arabia at USD1,720, public service fee paid to the Saudi Arabian Kingdom of USD277, cost of accommodation in Madina at Riyal 600, and allowance fee at USD405.
Actually, the amount of the hajj pilgrimage cost is different for each embarkation. The lowest fee is applicable for Aceh embarkation at USD3,147, and the highest is for
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The Ministry of religious Affairs would also reduce the amount of cost which was previously imposed on the hajj pilgrims. All the pilgrims would be given subsidies at Riyal 471 and USD15.10. The subsidies were taken from