Village mosque to be upgraded

Wee (third right) handing over the Letter of Works Offer to Mohd Raffedy Kassim of Masmia Enterprise (third left) while Darus Saadah Mosque chairman Asrol Bujang Lapok (left) and others witnessed. Photo: Ramidi Subari

By Nur Shazreena Ali & By Alverdtekoster Anyap

KUCHING: The upgrading of Darus Sa’adah mosque in Kampung Tabuan Melayu is expected to be completed next month, said Kuching South City Council (MBKS) mayor Datuk Wee Hong Seng.

He said the special allocation for RM100,000 project was granted by Santubong parliamentary constituency and made available under the Rural Transformation Projects (RTP). 

“The upgrading work of the mosque will include the changing of the carpet and the loudspeaker as well as repairing the roof.

“Work will start today. We expect this project to be completed within a month and MBKS will supervise and monitor the implementation.

“We would like to thank to Santubong MP Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi for the grant and supporting this project.”

Wee (second right) discussing about the mosque carpet with Asrol (right) and contractor Mohd Raffedy (left). Photo: Ramidi Subari

Wee said this when met by reporters after officiating at the handing over of Commencing Letter for the Rural Transformation Project (RTP) on the upgrading project of Darus Sa’adah to Demak Laut State Sonstituency at Masjid Darus Sa’adah in Kampung Tabuan Hilir on Tuesday (Sept 8).

He added that he was pleased to work together with state constituencies on facilities in the MBKS areas.

Wee further reminded the community to give their full cooperation while the mosque was being upgraded.

Earlier, he also had handed out 50 Jalur Gemilang flags to the villagers in Kampung Tabuan Hilir.

Darus Saadah Mosque chairman Asrol Bujang Lapok showing the carpet of the mosque which will be changed. Photo: Ramidi Subari
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