A reported 80,000 people attended the ‘Pray for Malaysia’ event, held at Dataran Merdeka in conjuntion of the 57th Merdeka celebrations. The event was also held to offer prayers and show solidarity in the wake of recent tragedies such as the Lahad Datu incursioin, and the Malaysia Airlines twin tragedies.
Habib Syeikh Abdul Qadir As-Seggaf from Indonesia led the crowd in Selawat and Qasidah (prayers & religious chants) performances after Isya’ Prayers. Deputy Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyidin Yassin and several cabinet Ministers was also present for the event. Kamal Sellehuddin for Yahoo! Malaysia
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