SHAH ALAM: All mosques and suraus in Selangor will reopen for the Friday prayers and every day congregational prayers starting this Friday (July 3).
The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, has given his consent after being briefed by the state Well being Division, the Selangor Islamic Spiritual Council (MAIS) and the Selangor Islamic Spiritual Division (JAIS) on the newest updates pertaining to the COVID-19 scenario within the state.
The Sultan’s personal secretary, Datuk Mohamad Munir Bani, in a press release as we speak, stated that the variety of congregants allowed to carry out prayers at mosques and suraus in Selangor was nonetheless topic to the usual working process (SOP).
“For the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Tengku Ampuan Jemaah Mosque in Bukit Jelutong and the Raja Haji Fi Sabilillah Mosque in Cyberjaya, the variety of congregants set for Friday prayers and every day congregational prayers is at 1,000, excluding officers and members of the mosque committee.
“Whereas the variety of congregants in any respect different mosques for Friday prayers and compulsory prayers is about at a most of 500 folks, excluding officers and committee members of the mosque, topic to the mosque’s capability”, he stated.
He stated for the suraus that allowed to carry Friday prayers, the variety of congregants was set at 40, excluding officers and committee members.
In the meantime, for the ‘ibadah korban’ (spiritual ritual of sacrifice) together with Aidiladha celebration, Sultan Sharafuddin additionally decreed that the actions needs to be carried out solely on the mosque and for any surau which had deliberate for to carry comparable rituals, they have been required to do it at a close-by mosque.
Mohamad Munir stated that each one the implementation and administration issues associated to the newest decree of the Sultan of Selangor can be issued by JAIS in addition to the mosque and surau committees.
“Sultan Sharafuddin additionally urged all congregants to stick to the SOP, specifically, to carry out ablution at residence, to carry their very own prayer mats, to put on face masks whereas at mosques or prayer rooms and to observe social distancing. Those that are unwell are prohibited from attending the prayers at mosques and suraus”, he stated. — Bernama