Selangor Journal
The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj presenting contributions to a disabled asnaf recipient during the inauguration of Masjid Bandar Saujana Putra in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, on April 2, 2024. — Picture by MOHD KHAIRUL HELMY MOHD DIN/SELANGORKINI

Sultan officiates Masjid Bandar Saujana Putra, donates to asnaf

By Fitri Hazim Hazam

KUALA LANGAT, April 2 — The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj inaugurated the opening of Masjid Bandar Saujana Putra in Jenjarom today.

Accompanied by Tengku Permaisuri Selangor Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin and Raja Muda Selangor Tengku Amir Shah, the royal family’s arrival was welcomed by Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari.

His Royal Highness formalised the naming of the mosque and delivered the royal address before signing the inauguration plaque.

Masjid Bandar Saujana Putra, built on three acres of land at RM10.9 million, is capable of accommodating up to 3,000 worshippers. Its construction was fully sponsored by Mahsa University.

During the ceremony, Sultan Sharafuddin also presented RM214,500 in contributions to 103 asnaf (tithe recipients) fakir, 196 poor asnaf, and 130 new converts from the Kuala Langat district.

The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj signs the plaque to officiate the opening of Masjid Bandar Saujana Putra in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, on April 2, 2024. — Picture by MOHD KHAIRUL HELMY MOHD DIN/SELANGORKINI

The Ruler also accepted RM3.97 million in business zakat, provided by Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (RM1.19 million), Mahsa University (RM1.32 million), and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (RM1.46 million).

Meanwhile, the mosque’s construction chairman Tan Sri Mohammed Haniffa Abdullah said Masjid Bandar Saujana Putra meets the needs of the local Muslim population.

“Various facilities and amenities including prayer halls, meeting rooms, management offices, classrooms, marriage counseling rooms, zakat management office, and mortuary management rooms, have been provided,” he said in his speech.

The Sultan, the Tengku Permaisuri, and the Raja Muda also broke their fast at the event and performed their Maghrib and Isyak prayers, as well as the congregational Tarawih prayers at the mosque with the people before departing.

The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj (third from left) receives the RM1.19 million business zakat from Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, during the inauguration of Masjid Bandar Saujana Putra in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, on April 2, 2024. — Picture by MOHD KHAIRUL HELMY MOHD DIN/SELANGORKINI

 

 

 

 

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