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Hajj, one of the pillars of Islam which has enormous meaning and virtue, is a spiritual goal coveted by Muslims all over the world. Every year, millions of pilgrims from various parts of the world gather in the Holy Land of Mecca and Medina to perform the pilgrimage, undergoing a series of rituals that have sacred and symbolic values.Hajj, one of the pillars of Islam which has enormous meaning and virtue, is a spiritual goal coveted by Muslims all over the world. Every year, millions of pilgrims from various parts of the world gather in the Holy Land of Mecca and Medina to perform the pilgrimage, undergoing a series of rituals that have sacred and symbolic values.
Behind the success and smooth running of the pilgrimage involving millions of people, there is a group of people who have an important role in maintaining and ensuring its success. They are haj officers, individuals who are tasked with administering and administering the various practical and logistical aspects of the pilgrimage.
Through a deeper understanding of the role of Hajj officers, truFriends will gain a greater appreciation for the efforts and services they provide to maintain the success and comfort of the congregation in carrying out the Hajj. Read more below to find out the duties of the Hajj officer.
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The Role and Services of Hajj OfficersThe role and services of haj officers are very important in facilitating and providing guidance to Indonesian pilgrims during the pilgrimage process. The following are some of the main roles and services performed by haj officers:
1. Transportation coordinationHajj officers arrange transportation from the pilgrims' home countries to Mecca and Medina, as well as local transportation during their stay in the two holy cities. They arrange departure and arrival schedules, and ensure the smooth running of pilgrims.
2. LodgingHajj officers also coordinate with hotels for pilgrims in Mecca and Medina. They cooperate with hotels or other inns to ensure the comfort and safety of pilgrims while staying there.
3. Assistance and guidanceHajj officers provide assistance and guidance to pilgrims during the pilgrimage. They provide information about the procedures for carrying out the rituals of worship, answer the congregation's questions, and ensure that the pilgrims follow the correct procedures.
4. Medical servicesHajj officers provide medical services to pilgrims. They help pilgrims who need medical treatment, provide medicines, and coordinate medical evacuation if needed.
5. Coordination of activitiesHajj officers are responsible for arranging schedules and coordinating activities involving pilgrims, such as pilgrimages to holy places, visits to the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque, as well as the implementation of other pilgrimage rituals.
6. Handling emergenciesHajj officers are trained to handle emergency situations that may occur during the pilgrimage, such as loss of passports, loss of pilgrims, or other crisis situations. They cooperate with local authorities and related agencies to deal with the problem.
The role and services of haj officers are very important in ensuring the smooth and comfortable pilgrimage for pilgrims. They try to meet the needs and ensure the safety of the pilgrims during their journey, so that the congregation can carry out their worship solemnly and peacefully. So how do you become a haj officer?
How to Register as an Indonesian Hajj OfficerRegistration for PPIH (Hajj Organizers) will be carried out online through the Ministry of Religion's Pusaka Super Apps application which can be downloaded via iOS or Play Store, or via the pusaka.kemenag.go.id page.
Here are the steps:
Open the application or access the pusaka.kemenag.go.id page.Select the menu "Registration Officer Hajj".Click "Register".Fill in the required data, such as NIK, date of birth, username, email, password, and password confirmation.Answer the addition questions in the box provided.Click "Register".If registration is successful, participants will be asked to wait for the results of administrative selection at the district/city level.Latest PPIH TermsFollowing are some of the requirements that must be met by the participants:
Have recommendations from Islamic organizations, educational institutions, or Islamic boarding schools.Civil servants must attach a letter of assignment from the ministry or agency.For Hajj supervisors, it is obligatory to have carried out the pilgrimage before and have a certificate as a Manasik Guide.Able to operate technology, such as mastering Microsoft Office, as well as Android or iOS-based PPIH Reporting Applications.Also Read: Step by Step Implementation of Hajj Furoda
So, that's a brief explanation about Hajj officers. In the Holy Land later, truFriends will meet many Indonesian haj officers who are ready to help the Indonesian pilgrims' hajj journey.
In order for the pilgrimage to run smoothly, truFriends should Learn the correct Hajj procedures before leaving. Don't forget to prepare clothes for Hajj and Umrah that are comfortable and stay cool under the hot sun.