Held at UMS Mosque, the proramme was received warmly by the UMS staff’s children and the public.
According to Senior Islamic Officer, Md. Razali Saibin, a total of 61 children aged between seven and 14 participated in the programme.
“Congratulations to everyone involved especially the Khatam Perdana Organising Committee for successfully organising this event and not forgetting all participants for their courage and sincerity in responding to the requirement of Islam,” he said, representing the Vice-Chancellor, during the opening ceremony.
One of the youngest participants, Muhammad Syahmi Md. Suhaimi, 7, when met told UMS media representatives that he was very excited and participated willingly.
Sabah Zakat Centre also made a contribution of RM80 to each participant during the programme.
A total of seven specialist from PERKIPS were involved led by Tuan Haji Loso Wakiau.
Also present at the ceremony was the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FPSK), Prof. Dr. Zainal Ariffin Mustapha. – SM (fl)
Photo: Malik Ahmad Hanafi Rofi'ie, Islamic Affairs Assistant Officer