MONDAY, 23 FEBRUARY – Various activities were initiated by Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) to celebrate Maulidur Rasul, UMS level this year.
Recently, a total of 100 employees of the Al-Haqq contingent gathered for a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme in cleaning the Kampung Brunei Membakut cemetery.
Al-Haqq contingent consisted of the Bursar Department, the Registrar Department, the Information and Communication Technology Department , Academic Services Division and UMS Security Division.
Acting Registrar, No’man Hj. Ahmad said the implementation of CSR project this year focused on the post-flood activities that hit Sabah recently.
“This programme also serves as a reminder for all that herein (cemetery) lies our final destination,” he said when closing the programme.
He also added that the programme was one way to commemorate Prophet s.a.w who called for unity amongst all and to practice charity thus answering to the call of Allah S. W. T.
The half-day programme was spent cleaning the surrounding areas of the cemetery, as well as toilets and store and painting all signs and fence of the cemetery.
The CSR project also provided for the sharing of knowledge by the university with the children of Kg. Brunei.
Also present in providing assistance in the programme were members of the Civil Defence Department (JPAM) and staff of Atikah Enterprise (K) Sdn. Bhd.
Project Leader of Al-Haqq Contingent who is also the Deputy Bursar of UMS, Mohamad Edrus Othman was also present. – ZMD (fl)
Photo: Ramdan Saleh Nain, BPK
Media and Citra Division