The popular seaside destination here has reopened to the public with many holidaymakers adhering to standard operating procedures under the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO). A survey by the New Straits Times revealed many had chosen Port Dickson as a weekend getaway spot. Trader, Diana Abd Manan, 37, said she recently resumed her business selling swimming trunks and floats after it was closed since the Movement Control Order was imposed on March 18.
A trial run to reopen eight mosques in the state for Friday prayers with congregations depending on the size of the mosques has been a success, says Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun (pic).
The Mentri Besar hoped it would pave the way for the reopening of more mosques and surau for Friday prayers in Negri Sembilan with a bigger number of worshippers.“This (the success) will now allow us to reopen more mosques for Friday prayers which had been restricted to 12 people, ” he said in a Facebook post.
The Negri Sembilan Islamic Affairs Council will allow Friday prayers to be held in certain mosques and surau from Friday (May 15) onwards.
However, the number of people allowed will be limited to between four and 12, and they must only be committee members and officials of the mosque or surau. Council chairman Datuk Mohamed Husein said the same rule would apply for Hari Raya Aidilfitri prayers.
"We have received the consent of the Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan, Tuanku Muhriz Tuanku Munawir, the four Undang and the Tunku Besar of Tampin for this.