Monday, June 17

TYT joins 1,000 for state-level Agong’s birthday celebration


Taib shakes hands with the attendees upon arrival at Bandar Sri Aman Mosque.

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.

(From third left to second right) Taib, Awang Tengah, Mohamad Asfia, Mohd Naroden and others seen during the thanks giving prayer at Bandar Sri Aman Mosque.

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.

Taib (front left) along with Awang Tengah and others arrive at Bandar Sri Aman Mosque for the state-level celebration of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s birthday.

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.