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Aidilfitri Prayers Allowed to be Carried Out at Mosques and Residential Areas

Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah has consented to Aidilfitri prayers to be carried out by devotees at mosques and suraus (prayer houses) without physical distancing.

Aidilfitri prayers are also allowed to be held at open spaces in residential areas on the condition that the organiser must inform the district religious administrative officer or the nearest police station at least three days before Aidilfitri.

The Yang Dipertua of Perak Islamic Religion and Malay Custom Council (MAIPk), Datuk Seri Mohd Annuar Zaini stated that the consent was given based on advice from the Perak Fatwa Committee as well as the State Health Department (JKN) and National Security Council (MKN).

According to him, Sultan Nazrin also gave his consent for Takbir activities to be held from house to house. Aidilfitri buffets are allowed at mosques and surau. Grave visits are also allowed.

“Beginning from the Maghrib prayers on Thursday, April 28, feasts or buffets are allowed at mosques and surau.

“All Aidilfitri activities must abide by the standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by MKN and JKN such as the wearing of face masks and registering attendance on MySejahtera,” he said in a statement today. 

“Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah and Raja Permaisuri Perak, Tuanku Zara Salim wish all a Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and pray for the wellbeing of all.”

Rosli Mansor

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