KANGAR: Individuals involved in cross-state activities, including those who commute to work every day, is not allowed to attend the Aidiladha prayers in Perlis, this Tuesday.
Raja Muda of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail said the ban also involved family members and people living with them unless the family members and people had completed both doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
“Management reserves the right to strike mosques and does not allow the entry of pilgrims who do not adhere to standard operating procedures,” said a statement issued by the Islāmic Religious Council and Malay Custom Perlis (MAIPs) today.
Tuanku Syed Faizuddin, who is also MAIPS chairman, said in the Kota Raja Arau parish, Aidiladha prayers would be held at Dataran Istiadat Istana Arau at 8 am for the first session, while the second session at 9 am at the Arau State Mosque compound in the event of an overflow of worshipers.
“If the weather does not allow, then only one prayer session will be held in the mosques based on maximum capacity with strict SOP observance at 8.30 am,” he said.
Tuanku Syed Faizuddin also agreed to hand over the MAIPs contribution amounting to RM11,600 to the amil kariah of Masjid Kampung Binjal here, yesterday, to be distributed to the 29 asnaf of the kariah, according to the statement.