| Wani Roslan |
THE programme of ‘Generating Glorious Individual through Malay Islamic Monarchy (MIB)’ will assist the participants to appreciate the five pillars of Islam as well as to expose them to MIB as a way of life in the family, community and country.
These were stated by the guest of honour, Ustaz Haji Harun bin Haji Junid, Acting Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs, during the closing ceremony of the programme which was held yesterday at SEAMEO Voctech.
The programme was organised by the Malay Islamic Monarchy Supreme Council (MTMIB) in collaboration with the committees from Kg Bukit Tutong Mosque through their Volunteering Unit, Al Hijrah.
“It is hoped that the programme will help new converts to strengthen their faith and devotion to Islam and we will make Iman and Taqwa as a shield to fend off all the heresies that come to them,” he said.
There was a Surah Pilihan competition in groups during the closing ceremony, which was enlivened with a video presentation.
The ceremony also saw presentation of prize by the guest of honour to the best Muazzin, Muhammad Hafiy bin Abdullah. Syawal team won the Ayat Lazim competition and the best team.
The Best Male and the Best Female awards were won by Muhammad Asnawi bin Abdullah Bong from Syawal team and Sabariah binti Abdullah from Safar team respectively.
The ceremony commenced with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and Doa Selamat followed by a welcoming remark from the Head of Secretariat of MTMIB, Dr Haji Muhammad Hadi bin Muhammad Melayong.
The programme was aimed at equipping the participants with an understanding of Islam and appreciating the five pillars of Islam as well as providing the newly converted individuals with knowledge about the environment and social aspects of Islam.
Apart from that that, the programme was also to create knowledgeable and proactive individuals as well as to strengthen the ties among the new converts.
The programme also focused on activities to highlight the values and elements of Islam such as duties of Muslim especially performing fardhu prayers.