102 youth complete faith-building camp

Syazwani Hj Rosli

Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (YSHHB) held a closing ceremony for the 7th Mahabbah Lillah Youth Camping Programme, at Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) yesterday.

A total of 102 youth participated in the programme themed Cahaya Penyuluh Kehidupan 2.0.

Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs and member of YSHHB Board of Directors Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar was the guest of honour. UNISSA Rector Dr Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal also attended.

The participants aged 14 to 17 took part in the four-day, three-night camping programme at the UNISSA residential college from December 7-10.

Activities included motivational talks, spiritual workshops as well as leadership, gotong-royong and recreational activities.

UNISSA Syariah and Law Faculty officer Dr Widad binti Haji Abdul Aziz delivered a motivational talk on Cahaya Penyuluh Kehidupan.

A Khatam Al-Quran and certificate presentation followed, before the ceremony ended with a Doa Selamat. The programme aimed to enhance participants’ faith and identity (jati diri) by bringing them closer to Al-Quran and As-Sunnah, instil a sense of responsibility and trust, while challenging them mentally, emotionally and physically.

Participants at the closing ceremony. PHOTO: SYAZWANI HJ ROSLI