SHAH ALAM, July 1 2020: All mosques and surau in Selangor may reopen for congregational prayers beginning this Friday (July 3).
The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has consented to the reopening after a briefing on the latest Covid-19 situation in the state.
The Sultan’s private secretary Datuk Mohamad Munir Bani who made the announcement in a statement today said the number of congregants allowed would depend on the standard operating procedures (SOP).
The number of congregants allowed is 1,000, not including officers and mosque committee members for the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque here, the Tengku Ampuan Jemaah Mosque in Bukit Jelutong and the Raja Haji Fi Sabilillah Mosque in Cyberjaya,
For other mosques, the maximum number of congregants allowed is 500, not including officers and mosque committee members, subject to the mosque’s capacity.
For surau that can hold Friday prayers, the number of congregants is set at 40, not including officers and surau committee members.