|(from second left) Feona, Junaidi, Hazland and Rashidi with one of the recipients during the ceremony yesterday|
The muslim community particularly from the Santubong Parliamentary Constituency are reminded to take the opportunity during the forthcoming Ramadhan month to learn more about the Al-Quran contents in more details.
Member of Parliament for Santubong Datuk Dr Haji Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the Islamic teachings stated that the rewards for reading the Al Quran in the most holiest month that is the Ramadan month is more than the other ordinary month.
Junaidi who is also the Deputy Speaker of Parliament said this in his speech during the presenting ceremony of the “Ramadhan Assistance Allocation for 70 mosques and suraus in Pantai Damai and Demak Laut areas area here yesterday morning.
The annually event which was held the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) Hall at Demak Laut here was the seventh series of its kind and during the ceremony, Junaidi presented RM130,000 to 43 suraus and mosques from Pantai Damai while 27 suraus and mosques from Demak Laut.
However, the this year the suraus receives RM1,500 and mosques RM2,500 compared to the previous; RM1,000 and RM1,500 respectively.
Hoping that the suraus and mosques committees will wisely use these allocations, Junaidi who was accompanied by his wife Datin Hajah Feona Sim Abdulah said the money should be spend on the programs or activities during the Ramadhan month.
“Invite all the muslims community in your villages, regardless of their political background, invite them to the suraus or mosques and participate in your activities and take the opportunity together in practicing the teaching of Islam in this holy month.”
Among the usual programs conducted at the mosques or suraus during the Ramadhan month were Khatamul and Tadarus Quran and others.
Also present were Demak Laut State Assemblyman Dr Hazland Hipni, Junaidi’s senior private secretary Wan Hamzah Wan Paie, Pemanca Rashidi Junai and other distinguished guests.