State Government distributed RM220,000 for surau and mosques


DENGKIL, AUG 4: The State Government had given RM220,000 for community development particularly for surau and mosques in Sepang district.

Dato’ Menteri Besar, Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali handed the money to fund repairs and upgrades for four surau and one mosque, in the Repair and Upgrade of Selangor Mosques, Schools and Surau Aid Distribution Ceremony held at the Meranti Mosque, Kampung Pulau Meranti.

Surau Al-Husna, Taman Desa Sentosa, Kampung Sungai Merab; Surau Al-Islah, Sungai Merab, Surau Al-Zaid, Bukit Bangkong and Surau Al Islah Bukit Kampung Pulau Meranti each received RM50,000.


Meanwhile Kampung Pulau Meranti Mosque received RM20,000.

The Nazir of the Mosque, Abdul Hadi Abdullah said the RM20,000 will more or less help to fund the cost to change the carpet in the main prayer hall costing nearly RM200,000.

“We have paid half and now in the process to collect fund to settle the balance payment.

“Alhamdulillah with the money from State Government, we can more or less settle the balance payment,” he said.

In the same ceremony, Menteri Besar Incorporated (MBI) also donated RM100,000 to be distributed to five community institution.

The recipients were the Al-Ikhlas Old Folks’ Nursing and Care Home, Putra Perdana Primary Religious School (SRA), Surau Al-Islah Batu 10, Pulau Meranti Mosque and Pulau Meranti SRA.


On top of that, the Pulau Meranti SRA, Jenderan Hulu SRA, Sungai Buah SRA, Al-Hijrah Al-Quran and Fardhu Ain Class (KAFA) in Desa Pinggiran Putra and KAFA Jannatul Ma’wa were given computers.

As soon as the Friday prayer was over, Mohamed Azmin spent time shaking hands with the locals and attended the Rakyat Feast.

He took a casual approach riding on a motorcycle to the Meranti Mosque, Kampung Pulau Meranti for Friday prayer.

He and the locals moved in a convoy from the Pondok AZZMO Guesthouse, Kampung Pulau Meranti.


Clad in the traditional baju melayu and kain pelekat, he arrived at the Mosque at around 1 p.m. in his one-day official visit to Dengkil, Sepang.

He then gave the RM220,000 aid to four surau and one mosque.

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