MONDAY, 10 FEBRUARY – The gotong royong activity at Kampung Binsulok organised by the Chancellery Department, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) was not only a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme by the department but a chance to be with the local community in carrying out one of Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. sunnah.
Assistant Minister to the Chief Minister, Datuk Ariffin Arif said the practice of gotong royong was a sunnah of the prophet and Muslims were required to practice this sunnah of Prophet Muhammad in their everyday life.
“In addition to gotong royong, the CSR at Kampung Binsulok also gave the chance for UMS staff to be with the local community and to champion knowledge in addition to strengthening relationship with each other.
“These are all the sunnah of the prophet and to commemorate Maulidur Rasul by performing the sunnah of the prophet which is praiseworthy,” he said when officiating the CSR of Chancellery Department at Kampung Binsulok.
A total of 140 UMS staff along with the Sabah Brunei Community Association (PMBS) and the villagers worked together in repairing the mosque, library, KAFA huts and the school building of Sekolah Kebangsaan Binsulok, Membakut.
UMS Chancellery Department also donated computers and educational materials to the pupils of the school there. - MAA [FL]
Media and Citra Division