MONDAY, 3 AUGUST – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) once again was chosen as the location for the Hajj Course for the Hajj Season 1436H/2015M Sabah State Level (West Coast Zone) which ended yesterday at UMS mosque.
During the two-day course officiated by the Head of State cum Pro-Chancellor of UMS, Tun (Dr. ) Haji Juhar Datuk Haji Mahiruddin.
In his speech, he reminded the Malaysian pilgrims to preserve the good name of Malaysia that frequently received praise from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as having pilgrims who were disciplined and good natured.
“The aim of this Hajj Course is to provide opportunities for would-be Haji to practice the Hajj and umrah ways correctly and give a clearer picture while being in the Holy Land, well-done and congratulations to the Management of Tabung Haji in performing their responsibilities,” he said.
Meanwhile, the General Manager of Tabung Haji, Haji Ahmad Sohaimi Dato’ Abd. Rahim when met by media also thanked UMS for the cooperation and commitment rendered in providing the venue and logistics.
Also present at the ceremony were Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister Department Sabah, Datuk Haji Mohd. Ariffin Haji Mohd. Arif; UMS Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah and the Director of Tabung Haji Sabah, Datin Hajah Nurlaila Haji Said. - SM (fl)
Photo: Martubat Jamlan, BPK
Media and Citra Division