| Abdul Hakiim Yakof |
A WALKATHON in conjunction with the Teacher’s Day 2014 was held yesterday by the IRK Section, Private School Unit, Islamic Studies Department at the Agro Technology Park.
The guest of honour who attended the event was Ustazah Hjh Rusita binti Hj Yahya, the Acting Director of Islamic Studies, Islamic Studies Department, Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA). Also attending were officers from the Islamic Studies Department and teachers from all four districts of the Sultanate.
The event began with a recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and Doa Selamat followed by welcoming remarks delivered by the head of the Private School Unit before the guest of honour kicked off the walkathon through the Agro Technology Park walkpaths.
The event was held to answer the government’s call to be actively involved in practising a healthy lifestyle as well as to strengthen the bond between officers of the department and teachers.