KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, and the Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Azizah Maimunah Iskandariah, extended Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri greetings to all Malaysians celebrating the festival.Sultan Abdullah reminded the people to appreciate the peace, security and prosperity prevailing in the country.
Tuanku called on the people to foster the spirit of unity and keep away from matters which could threaten the country’s prosperity.
“In line with the multiracial and multi-religious nature of the country, Aidilfitri should be celebrated with joy by all Malaysians.
“I feel the culture of celebrating major religious festivals and the practice of visiting one another can serve as a strong bridge of solidarity for us in Malaysia,” he said in his Aidilfitri message, which was aired over TV1 yesterday.
The King also called on the people not to forget the sacrifices of our predecessors who left behind a peaceful and prosperous Malaysia for the benefit of the present and future generations.
Sultan Abdullah said he appreciated the sacrifices of those who have to be on duty during the festival, especially members of the Malaysian Armed Forces and Royal Malaysia Police, as well as members of government agencies, to maintain peace and prosperity in the country.
In the message, Sultan Abdullah and the Raja Permaisuri Agong also thanked the people who expressed condolences on the demise of his father, Sultan Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah, on May 22. — Bernama