BY AFIX REDZUAN
SHAH ALAM, MAY 31: The State Government and Selangor Islamic Religious Department Dakwah Section will continue to organise the Program Semarak Ramadan Negeri Selangor 2017.
It is held at Padang Dataran Kemerdekaan Shah Alam beginning May 30 to June 22, 2017, themed ‘Ramadhan: Kukuhkan Aqidah, Sebarkan Ukhuwah’.
Islamic Religious Affairs, Malay Customs & Heritage, Rural & Traditional Villages Development Exco, Dato’ Dr Ahmad Yunus Hairi said, the Semarak Ramadan programme, held for the third time, will be filled with academic programmes in a casual delivery by invited guests with celebrity status besides providing food for iftar.
He hopes this programme can be expanded into other areas in view of its success to attract many residents from Shah Alam, Subang, Klang dan Petaling.
“It is hoped that such programme can be expanded in every district in Selangor with the district mosques being the main impetus.
“Besides that, all mosques and surau in Selangor is encouraged to hold iftar programmes with local qariah members to foster closer ties.
“I am very certain and I believe the Semarak Ramadan Negeri Selangor programme which is in its third year can an attraction to showcase agendas which strengthen the message of Islam,” he said.
He also urged the people, especially Muslims to continue to provide support and pray that Allah will ease and bless all efforts undertaken to achieve the purpose of Baldatun Taiyyibatun Wa rabbun Ghafur (A Peaceful State and God Who is Forgiving) in Selangor.
BY AFIX REDZUAN