BANDUNG-West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan and Vice Governor Deddy Mizwar carried out Salaat al-Kusoof (prayer when there is an eclipse) on Wednesday (9/3) at Al Muttaqin Mosque, Gedung Sate, Bandung.
Governor Ahmad Heryawan acted as priest and preacher in the Salaat al-Kusoof. Salaat al-Kusoof was occurred long enough due to the procedures is different which was lasted in two cycles. Governor Ahmad Heryawan in his speech revealed the omnipotence of God the Creator including this solar eclipse. This should be a lesson to improve compliance and to draw closer to Allah.
Worshipers were present in the Salaat al-Kusoof was generally echelon II officials in the Provincial Government of West Java where as usual be held the general recitation every Wednesday in each department.
After that, Governor, Vice Governor and Netty Heryawan taking time to look a solar eclipse by using a special glasses.