Malaysian shares the joy of performing umrah in Mecca with beloved mother

When you are in Mecca, make sure you visit Mount Arafat, too. — Photos: SHAHRILL RAMLI

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Recently, Muslims celebrated Hari Raya Aidiladha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice. And for the second time this year, I am not able to celebrate Hari Raya with my parents as they live in Jitra, Kedah, and I am in Selangor.

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