Monday, October 10, 2011

HRH Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin and HRH Tuanku Fauziah consent to read the picture book of Masjid Al-Hussain in the inauguration ceremony

His Royal Highness the Raja of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra Jamalullail consent to officiate the inauguration ceremony of Al-Hussain Floating Masjid at Kuala Perlis. The new floating masjid is currently the 104th Masjid in Perlis becoming the new landmark of the state. The construction of the Masjid cost about RM12 mill. can accommodate up to 1,000 jamaah. The construction of the Masjid was sponsored by businessman, Tan Sri Mohd Ariffin bin Yusoff and his family.

The Masjid is located at the creek of Perlis River, which is the main route for tourists to go to Langkawi Island.The Masjid is equipped with twin minarets that will flash a light every Prayer Time at night. A blue light symbolizes the Subuh and Maghrib prayer, while green symbolizes an Isya' prayer. No light will be on for Zuhur and Asar prayer.

(picture from Utusan)
Masjid Al-Hussain at night

Also present at the ceremony were Her Royal Highness the Raja Perempuan (Queen) of Perlis, Tuanku Fauziah binti Tengku Abdul Rashid; His Royal Highness the Raja Muda (Crown Prince) of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail and Her Royal Highness the Raja Puan Muda (Crown Princess) of Perlis, Tuanku Lailatul Shahreen Akashah Khalil.



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