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General : COVID-19: Perak Sultan orders mosques, surau to hold 'solat hajat'

Malaysian National News Agency

IPOH, May 4 -- Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah has ordered all mosques and surau in the state to hold 'solat hajat' (prayer of need) and recite 'qunut nazilah' after performing Friday prayers on 25 Ramadan (May 7) to seek Allah's protection from the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Perak Islamic Religious Department (JAIPk) director Datuk Mohd Yusop Husin said the ruler expressed his concern over the rise in the number of COVID-19 patients.

"His Highness expressed his appreciation to the front line workers, especially the doctors, nurses, and health and medical support staff who are experiencing stress and facing great risks," he said in a statement today.

He said Sultan Nazrin also advised the people to prepare for the Aidilfitri celebration by following the new norms, to refrain from visiting places where large gatherings are held, and strictly adhere to the s

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nazareth thamoderam
3 days ago
Prayer is needed but it can be done from home by everyone not in temples, mosques or churches & other religious places!!!! It’s bcos of Government’s lack side n or should I say double standard in Race celebrations that the Covid is at alarming stage now .. !!!! What excuse is the Government & It’s Minister Sabri is gonna give for the Rise of Covid????

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