KUALA LUMPUR MAY 1: His Majesty Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah urges all Muslims to celebrate Aidilfitri tomorrow (2nd May) with gratitude to Allah as this year’s Syawal has entered the endemic phase and the people’s daily lives is close to normal.
His Majesty Al-Sultan Abdullah said, the opening of the country’s borders on 1st April 2022 has also brought to the positive economic recovery.
“I hope the Muslims are happy to go back to their hometowns to visit parents, families and relatives,” His Majesty said in his special Aidilfitri speech aired on TV1 this evening.
His Majesty Al-Sultan Abdullah has mentioned his appreciation for the success of the National COVID-19 Immunization and the booster dose programmes.
His Majesty added, the commitment of the people to adhere to the standard operating procedure (SOP) has also contributed towards the current situation that enables Aidilfitri to be celebrated after two years of struggle in combating COVID-19 pandemic.
“I hope this momentum will be continued and the SOP should not be taken lightly as the result will be reflected in the development of the beloved country,” His Majesty added.
His Majesty Al-Sultan Abdullah also thanked all front liners including the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF), Royal Malaysian Police (RMP), Ministry of Health and government agencies in their missions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile His Majesty Al-Sultan Abdullah and Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah have wished the Malaysian contingent all the best when they compete in the 31st SEA Games in Hanoi, Vietnam from 12-23 May 2022.
“I am confident that “Jalur Gemilang” will be flown proudly and thanks to the never say-die spirit of the athletes as they go in search of the glitter of gold for Malaysia,” His Majesty said.
Bernama reported that the Malaysian contingent comprises of 584 athletes are targeting 36 gold medals at the Hanoi Games. –Malaysia World News