Keep up your fighting spirit, says PM to Malaysians during virtual mega selawat event


PUTRAJAYA: Malaysians have been called on to keep up their fighting spirit in facing the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the solid cooperation from health frontliners to the general public has helped the country to rise above adversity in the current situation.

“Let us all not be discouraged by the heavy challenges that we are facing in this pandemic. This struggle would not have succeeded without the sacrifice of every one of us," said Muhyiddin.

“We must keep up this spirit and continue to help one another, and hopefully, we can get out of this pandemic as soon as possible, ” he added in his speech during the live telecast of the ‘Mega Selawat PKRC’ programme on Friday (June 18) morning.

The programme involved 89 PKRCs (Covid-19 quarantine centres) all over the country.

Health frontliners and patients joined the mass prayer and “selawat” recitation virtual session, which was led by of Putra Mosque Grand Imam Ustaz Ikmal Zaidi Hashim.

Cabinet ministers and government heads also took part in the session, which was broadcast on national television as well as on official social media platforms.

Muhyiddin also called on Malaysians to work together in making the National Recovery Plan a success.

“Our healthcare system still remains strong and has not collapsed thanks to the efforts and contributions of every one of us," said Muhyiddin.

“Now, we are in the first phase of the national recovery plan and this is our hope in getting out of this pandemic in the next few months, if not years," he added.

Muhyiddin also said that Malaysians must keep fighting and help those affected by the pandemic.

“The government has done what it can to help the rakyat, and it will continue to do so, ” said the Prime Minister.

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