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Some 80 M'sians believed to be at mass tabligh gathering in Indonesia

Alyaa Alhadjri

18 3月 2020, 3:49 下午

Updated a year ago

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At least 80 Malaysians are believed to have arrived in Gowa in Makassar, Indonesia, since yesterday, to join thousands of other Muslim pilgrims at an international tabligh gathering similar to the one at a mosque in Kuala Lumpur earlier this month.

Gowa's administrative head Adnan Purichta Ichsan confirmed that the gathering was an annual event but a request has been made for the organisers to postpone this year's World Ijtima Asia Zone 2020 in light of the Covid-19 outbreak.

"The foreign participants are already here.

"We are constantly monitoring the situation," he told Malaysiakini...

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