Prioritise personal & family safety when travelling home for Raya, says Zahid

KUALA LUMPUR, April 6: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi called on Malaysians, especially Muslims gearing up for Hari Raya Aidilfitri, to prioritise personal and family safety when travelling back to their hometowns.

In a Facebook post today, Ahmad Zahid reminds the public of the importance of thorough preparations, including proper vehicle maintenance and meticulous travel planning, to ensure a safe and smooth journey for everyone.

“I hope that in everyone’s excitement to reunite with parents and relatives, we do not forget our personal and family safety. Ensure that all necessary preparations, including vehicle maintenance and travel planning, have been thoroughly completed. Drive responsibly and cautiously, and take breaks when necessary,” he emphasised.

Ahmad Zahid also expressed his hope for this year’s Hari Raya Aidilfitri to be a joyous and happy celebration for all Muslims partaking in this festive occasion.

The Office of the Keeper of the Rulers’ Seal announced that the sighting of the Syawal moon was scheduled for Tuesday evening (April 9) at 29 locations nationwide and that the date for Hari Raya Aidilfitri will be declared the same night.