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Friday prayers allowed in KL, Putrajaya mosques with up to 500 congregants, says Jawi

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Friday prayers at mosques in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya which are in Phase Two of the National Recovery Plan (NRP), are allowed to be held with up to 500 congregants, effective Friday (Sept 17).

Federal Territories Islamic Religious Department (Jawi) director Datuk Mohd Ajib Ismail said 250 congregants were allowed for the same purpose in seven zonal mosques as well as kariah (vicinity) mosques, while for Friday prayers surau, it was 150 people, and surau with special permission to hold the Friday prayers (100 people).

According to him, Friday prayers surau and surau with special permission to hold the Friday prayers at the People’s Housing Projects (PPR) and Public Housing (PA) under the Kuala Lumpur City

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Green zone parking areas for delivery riders in KL

JELEBU (Bernama): The Federal Territories Ministry will create special “Green Zone” areas in 10 locations around Kuala Lumpur specifically as motorcycle parking lots for food and parcel delivery riders.

Deputy Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Jalaluddin Alias said the initiative would help facilitate and speed up the delivery of food and parcels by the riders.

"We already have a pioneer Green Zone area at Menara Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur that can be used by delivery riders.

"In addition, I have also discussed with the Kuala Lumpur mayor to implement this project immediately at 10 other areas, including in front of Pavillion, the Petronas Twin Towers (KLCC) in Jalan Ampang, and Sunway Putra,” he told reporters after a community event

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Covid-19: 96% of Labuan students aged 16 to 17 given first dose of vaccine

LABUAN (Bernama): A total of 2,446 students in Form Four and Form Five here have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine as of Wednesday (Sept 15), ahead of the reopening of schools on Oct 4.

Labuan Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF) chairman Rithuan Ismail

said this represents 94.33% of the 2,593 students registered for the first phase of vaccination which began on Sept 11.

"All the students, who were accompanied by their parents, were excited to have the opportunity to get the jabs.

"We are quite sure those who have received the first dose will complete the second dose before schools reopen next month,” he told Bernama Thursday (Sept 16).

Rithuan said phase two of the vaccination for 8,225 students, aged 12 to 15,

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MOF undecided over new Customs ruling on outflow of Labuan, Langkawi-registered vehicles

Tuesday, 6 September 2016 LABUAN: The Finance Ministry (MOF) is still undecided over the proposed Customs’ new ruling on the outflow of Labuan- and Langkawi-registered vehicles to the mainland. Deputy Finance Minister 1, Datuk Othman Aziz, said his ministry would bring up the various grouses from the concerned parties to the meeting of …

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