Jakarta, Aktual.com – Vice Chairman of People’s Consultative AssemblyDeputy (MPR) Hidayat Nur Wahid said the length of the waiting list haj due to quota rules. It is said to respond about the waiting list haj in Indonesia in the tens of years.
“This agreement Islamic countries. If there is no quota will add a complicated time of worship, “Hidayat said in Jakarta, Monday (12/9).
He explained, in the quota is no one pilgrim quota per 1000 population. With the quota, the Indonesian quota of more than 200,000 pilgrims.
In addition, the increasingly long list of Hajj because there was construction around the Kaaba so done cutting quota. “Not only Indonesia but all over the Islamic state,” he said.
According to Hidayat, the number of pilgrims in Indonesia showed the increasing number of the middle class so that the number of people who want the pilgrimage was also increased.
Facing the reality of the pilgrimage queue longer and longer, Hidayat also reiterated the importance of the government to find a solution. He also has repeatedly told the Minister of Religious Affairs and the Government of Saudi Arabia to be cutting 20 percent stopped because the construction around the Kaaba was finished.
Not only that, the Indonesian government is also important to communicate with countries which have not worn his Hajj quota. “Iran’s Hajj quota this year is not used. Instead of empty, the better quota was taken by Indonesia, “said the PKS Politician.
In addition to using the quota of the Islamic state, said Hidayat, also can use the quota of the state where minority Muslims, such as in the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos. “There are a lot of unused quotas,” he said.
To be able to get a quota of the country, according to him, the ministry of religion affairs and foreign affairs have to communicate with these countries until an agreement can be reached. “Rather than there are pilgrims who use illegal ways.” (Musdi Anto)()