ARAU, May 6 -- The Istana Arau Aidilfitri celebrations organised yearly on the first day of Hari Raya, will not be held this year, Raja of Perlis Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra Jamalullail said.
The ruler said the Hari Raya open palace programme usually held at Dataran Majlis has been cancelled in view of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in the country and to safeguard the health and safety of the people.
"Hopefully the situation will end soon and may Allah SWT protect us all," he said in a statement today.
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