Selangor Ruler graces opening of Kota Kemuning mosque


  • Nation
  • Friday, 29 Mar 2024

Selangor Ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah signing the plaque to conclude the opening ceremony for the Kota Kemuning mosque. - Photo: Bernama

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah graced the official opening of the Kota Kemuning Mosque in Kota Kemuning here on Thursday (March 29).

Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari and State Secretary Datuk Haris Kasim greeted His Highness, who was accompanied by Tengku Permaisuri of Selangor Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin, upon arrival at 6pm.

Also present were Investment, Trade, and Industry, Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz; state Youth, Sports, and Entrepreneurship Committee chairman Mohd Najwan Halimi; state Housing and Culture Committee chairman Borhan Aman Shah; Selangor Islamic Religious Council chairman Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof; and Selangor Islamic Religious Department director Datuk Mohd Shahzihan Ahmad.

During the ceremony, Sultan Sharafuddin also presented Hari Raya contributions of RM500 each to 476 recipients comprising asnaf, the poor and converts from the Klang district, totalling RM238,000.

Sultan Sharafuddin then accepted business zakat contributions from Pintas Utama Sdn Bhd and Rafulin Holdings Sdn Bhd, amounting to RM3mil and RM1.88mil, respectively.

His Highness also delivered the inauguration speech for the Kota Kemuning Mosque before signing the plaque to conclude the ceremony.

Built to accommodate the Kota Kemuning congregation, who previously performed their prayers at An-Naim Mosque, Jalan Kebun, construction works for the mosque began in 2017 on a 2ha plot of land.

It was completed in November 2022 at a total cost of RM18mil and can accommodate up to 4,000 worshippers.

During the ceremony, His Highness also launched the Selangor-Gaza Development Fund.

In conjunction with Nuzul Al-Quran on Thursday, a special lecture was delivered by Dr Muhammad Ayman Al Akiti, a lecturer at the Usuluddin and Comparative Religion Department at the International Islamic University Malaysia.

Sultan Sharafuddin also performed the Maghrib, Isyak, and Tarawih prayers with the people. - Bernama

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