Mahabbah Alumni Al-Azhar reception fosters ties

Rokiah Mahmud

Sixty members of the Brunei Darussalam Al-Azhar University alumni attended the Mahabbah Alumni Al-Azhar’s reception night at the Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah recently.

The reception was organised by the International Rabitah Executive Committee of Al-Azhar University (WAAG) Brunei Darussalam.

The ceremony began with a speech by Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Ra’es of the WAAG Dato Seri Setia Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof. Deputy Ra’es of WAAG I Brunei Darussalam Haji Johar bin Haji Muhammad and Deputy Ra’es II WAAG Dr Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal were also present.

The reception aimed to foster closer ties between alumni members and to discuss goals and directions of the International Rabitah of Al-Azhar University Alumni. Committee members of WAAG and Al-Azhar youth exchanged ideas to enhance and broaden the role of Rabitah, especially in planning the activities and implementations directed towards national development.

Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Ra’es of WAAG Brunei Darussalam Dato Seri Setia Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof delivers his speech. PHOTO: WAAG BRUNEI DARUSSALAM