SRI AMAN: Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud joined 1,000 Muslims here at the Bandar Sri Aman Mosque on Saturday for the state-level birthday celebration of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V.
Taib and other dignitaries performed Maghrib and Isyak prayers, headed by State Imam Mustapha Kamal Ahmad Fauzi, before continuing with the reading of the Yassin and thanksgiving prayers.
Among those present were Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan who represented Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg; Minister of Welfare, Community Well Being, Women, Family and Childhood Development Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah; Assistant Minister of E-Commerce and also Assistant Minister of Entrepreneur and Small, Medium Enterprise Development Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais; State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohamad
Asfia Awang Nassar;
and Sarawak Islamic Affairs Department (Jais) director Khalidi Ibrahim.