UNISSA holds Khatam, donation ceremony
| Danial Norjidi |
UNIVERSITI Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) through its Student Affairs Section held a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony yesterday in conjunction with Nuzul Al-Quran celebration.
The event also saw donations presented to orphans and underprivileged students.
The Khatam Al-Quran ceremony began with a recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the guest of honour and Rector of UNISSA Dr Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal.
A recitation of Takhtim and Doa Khatam was led by a religious officer at UNISSA Mohammad Ali Taufiq bin Haji Abdul Rahman.
Rector of UNISSA Dr Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal presents the donation. – DANIAL NORJIDI
Twenty-five orphans and underprivileged students received donations contributed by officers, staff, lecturers and students of UNISSA as well as from charity sales by the university’s students.
To further enliven the Nuzul Al-Quran celebration, a special lecture entitled ‘Making Al-Quran reading a daily practice’ was delivered byAssistant Professor at the Faculty of Arabic Language Dr Achmad Yani.
The event concluded with the breaking of fast and mass Maghrib prayer.
Also present at the ceremony were Deputy Rector of UNISSA Dr Haji Mohammed Hussain bin Pehin Penyurat Haji Ahmad, Assistant Rector Dr Arman bin Haji Asmad, senior officers, officers, staff and students of UNISSA.