Wealth of knowledge for youth at empowerment event

James Kon

A three-day Mosque Youth Empowerment Programme 2019 was held at the Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque in Kampong Perpindahan Mentiri last Friday.

It was organised by Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah and managed by Syabab As-Shaffin, Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque Youth group as well as Knowledge and Tarbiyah Centre, Al-Minhaaj Centre for participants aged 15-25.

Among the activities were briefings, leadership workshops, talks, sports and recreation, tazkirah, dawn lecture, qiamullail, team building activities, the basics of Fardhu ‘Ain and Fardhu Kifayah.

Sunday’s closing ceremony was attended by Permanent Secretary (Planning, Land Use and Environment) at the Ministry of Development Dr Nor Imtihan binti Haji Abdul Razak, as the guest of honour, who is also Acting Managing Director of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah.

Head of Youth and Chairperson of the programme Mohd Abu Hurairah bin Suhaimi delivered a welcoming remark followed by a speech by a representative of the participants Mohd Firdaus bin Mohd Salleh.

The event proceeded with the presentation of certificates by the guest of honour to participants and committee members of the programme.

Permanent Secretary (Planning, Land Use and Environment) at the Ministry of Development Dr Nor Imtihan binti Haji Abdul Razak in a group photo with committee members and participants of the programme. PHOTO: JAMES KON