King, Queen extend Hari Raya Haji wishes to all Muslims

KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah have extended Hari Raya Haji greetings to all Muslims in the country.

Their Majesties also expressed hope that sacrificial rites will be carried out in the best way possible, blessed and accepted by Allah SWT.

“May we be granted guidance, blessings and His pleasure,” said Their Majesties in an Instagram post.

Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah and Tengku Permaisuri of Selangor Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin also extended Hari Raya Haji greetings to all Muslims in the state.

In a post on the Selangor Royal Office Facebook account, Their Highnesses expressed their gratitude to Allah SWT that the people are still able to celebrate Hari Raya Haji in a moderate and harmonious atmosphere.

Their Highnesses prayed that Muslims who are performing the haj in the Holy Land of Mecca would always be protected by Allah SWT and for all matters to be eased as well as for their safe return home.

Their Highnesses also hoped that the people would continue to be vigilant against COVID-19 which still remains a threat and persevere with future challenges.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob and his wife Datin Seri Muhaini Zainal Abidin also wished “Selamat Hari Raya Aidiladha” to Muslims in Malaysia.

In a Facebook post, Ismail Sabri said he hoped all those returning home would drive carefully and prayed that they would safely arrive at their respective destinations.

“Indeed, Aidiladha this time around is celebrated with repentance, sacrifice, togetherness and gratitude.

“The willingness to sacrifice wealth to help the poor is called for in Islam. It is a symbol of our obedience, piety and servitude to God,” the Prime Minister said.

He also expressed his gratitude to Allah SWT because Muslims were able to fully celebrate Hari Raya Haji once again this year after two years of facing the Covid-19 pandemic.

Muslims in the country will celebrate Hari Raya Haji on Sunday (July 10). – Bernama