TANJUNG MALIM, June 20 — The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah today officially opened Masjid Al-Mursyidin in Kampus Sultan Azlan Shah, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Proton City here.
Sultan Nazrin also planted a “pokok Doa” or Bucida Variegated tree in front of the mosque.
Masjid Al-Mursyidin is part of Sultan Azlan Shah campus development project implemented under the 9th Malaysia Plan from 2005 to 2010.
Construction of the mosque costing RM10 million was completed on January 31, 2012.
Sultan Nazrin then handed Aidilfitri aid to the poor amounting to RM187, 600 being tithe collection to six representatives of the penghulu of mukims in Batang Padang and Muallim districts.
After the ceremony, Sultan Nazrin joined “tahlil” reading and breaking fast with employees of government departments and agencies, followed by isyak, tarawih prayers and “moreh” (supper).
Also present were Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir, Perak Islamic Department director Datuk Mohd Yusop Husin and UPSI Vice-Chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Mohammad Shatar Sabran. — Bernama