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Relying on technology to keep Ramadan spirit alive during MCO | Malaysia

Police and armed forces personnel break fast with dates and mineral water as they inspect vehicles going through the roadblock during the movement control order April 24, 2020. — Picture by Ahmad Zamzahuri
Police and armed forces personnel break fast with dates and mineral water as they inspect vehicles going through the roadblock during the movement control order April 24, 2020. — Picture by Ahmad Zamzahuri

KUALA LUMPUR, April 27 — With the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Muslims in the country will have to get accustomed to observing the fasting month way different than the usual, more so with the movement control order imposed since March 18.

For the first time this year, Ramadan which is normally a sociable time, will see no communal tarawih prayers in the surau and mosques, no bonding over moreh meals, no group quran reading sessions or any religious ceremonies as well as no Ramadan bazaars to enliven the atmosphere.

However thanks to technology, the MCO enforcement has not stopped Muslims from making the necessary preparation for Ramadan

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