Religious leaders to unite in interfaith prayer for Taib’s 86th birthday

Richard (second right) chairing the final meeting of the organising committee.

KUCHING, Oct 4: Six religious institutions of other faiths in Sarawak will be holding a combined thanksgiving prayer for the wellbeing of the Governor Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud in conjunction with his 86th birthday celebration on Oct 7.

The special event is organised by Unit For Other Religions (Unifor) under the Department of the Premier of Sarawak.

According to Unifor director Richard Lon, the reciters will be from the Bahai, Hindu, Christian, Tao, Buddha and Sikh faiths.

The thanksgiving prayer is part of the various events to celebrate the 86th birthday of the Head of State.

Premier Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg has been invited to grace the event.

The religious leaders will also come together to pray for unity, harmony, racial inclusivity, political stability and post-pandemic recovery. — DayakDaily