Datuk Dr. Mohd. Asri Zainul Abidin hopes that there will be no obstacles for Aidilfitri prayers in open areas by practicing social distancing and adhering to standard operating procedures (SOP).
Asri who is the Perlis Mufti questioned, if exercise in the open by practicing social distancing is allowed, why can’t Aidilfitri prayers do the same?
Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced a special session of the National Security Council (MKN) on the management of Covid-19 to decide to implement the Movement Control Order (MCO) nationwide.
Aidilfitri prayers in mosques and suraus are allowed with the presence of a congregation not exceeding 50 people for mosques and suraus that can accommodate more than 1,000 worshipers and 20 people for mosques and suraus that can accommodate less than 1,000 worshipers.