TYT officiates at newly completed Al-Muhsinin Mosque in Daro

Taib (right) being briefed by Shafir Ahmad (left) during his arrival at Al-Muhsinin Mosque in Daro, today.

KUCHING, Nov 5: Head of the State (TYT) Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud officiated at the newly completed Al-Muhsinin Mosque in Daro today.

According to a report from Sarawak Public Communication Unit (Ukas), Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Dr Abang Johari Tun Openg arrived at the Al-Muhsinin Mosque in Daro District at 11.50am after attending the Daro District Development Briefing at the Daro District Office.

Following that, after the arrival of His Excellency Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud at the mosque at around 12.05pm, they were briefed by Daro incumbent Shafiee Ahmad regarding the construction of the Al-Muhsinin mosque, and later performed their Friday prayers with the local congregation of about 500 people.


After the Friday prayers, His Excellency then officiated at the Al-Muhsinin Mosque by signing the digital plaque, and was presented with a souvenir from Shafiee Ahmad.

Taib signing the digital plaque at the newly completed RM9.5 million Al-Muhsinin Mosque in Daro, while others look on.

Before leaving the ceremony, His Excellency Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud and Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Dr Abang Johari Tun Openg also planted a tree as a symbolic gesture.

The Al-Muhsinin Mosque in Daro is a project implemented under ‘Projek Rakyat’ worth RM9.5 million, and can accommodate about 1,635 worshipers at a time.

The project began construction on April 25, 2019, on a land area of about 5 acres in Pekan Daro at a cost of RM9.5 million. It was completed on Oct 29, 2021, taking two years and six months, and will become a new landmark for the local community in Daro.

Meanwhile, in a separate programme, Toh Puan Ragad Kurdi Taib, who was also together with His Excellency during the visit to Daro, attended to the ‘Jalinan Kasih’ programme held with the local community.

Both programmes were held in compliance with the standard operating procedures set by the government to curb the spread of Covid-19. — DayakDaily