Holy pilgrimages

PERFORMING the Haj is one of the Five Pillars of Islam, and forms the bulk of religious pilgrimage by Malaysian yearly.

"Going for Haj is a very meaningful experience for Muslims. I first went on thr Haj in 2012 and it was a memorable experience for me. One needs to be mentally, physically and spiritually prepared", says Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) acting vice president for Umrah and Haj, Mohd Azri Abd Razak, who has gone on the Haj every year since then.