BAGAN DATUK – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi performed tarawih prayers at Masjid Al-Wastiah in Kampung Sungai Haji Muhammad last night.
He arrived at 8.30 pm and was received by the committee members of the mosque and worshippers.
Earlier, Ahmad Zahid performed isyak prayers with about 500 worshippers before performing tarawih prayers which was led by his private secretary Ustaz Mohd Sharizal Kadir as imam.
After performing the tarawih prayers, he handed over contributions to the mosque committee members and also enjoyed a feast in the mosque (moreh) and mingled with the worshippers.
Prior to that, Ahmad Zahid, who is also Home Minister, opened the the 2017 National Level Malaysia Islamic Economic Development Foundation Malaysia (Yapeim) Ramadan SPM & UPSR ‘Inspirasi’ programme and Ramadan Inspirasi’ programme at Masjid Al-Khairiah in Selekoh.
During the event, he handed over cash contribution of RM680,000 from Yapeim o 12,600 orphans from 12 districts in Perak represented by their respective district officers.
Earlier, Ahmad Zahid broke the fast with 1,000 worshippers before performing maghrib prayers.