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Forum shines light on Qira’at studies

Rokiah Mahmud

The Faculty of Usuluddin, Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) held a forum entitled Bersama Ilmuwan themed Menyemarakkan Pengajian Qira’at last Saturday.

The event featured local and foreign experts sharing knowledge in their respective fields, serving as a platform to highlight a conducive atmosphere and practise climate of knowledge among academics and students.

The event saw speakers who are experts in the field of Qira’at, including senior lecturer at Research and Al-Sunnah Centre of Islamic Studies Faculty of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Dr Sabri bin Mohamad discussing the role of Qira’at Qura’niyah in various disciplines of Islamic Studies, and lecturer at the Faculty of Usuluddin of UNISSA Dr Ahmad Baha bin Mokthar on ‘The Reality of Qira’at Studies in Brunei’.

Masters of Usuluddin student (Coursework and Dissertation) Nurhaziqah binti Haji Mohd Taha was the moderator.

The forum was joined by 70 participants comprising academics, graduates, students and the public via Zoom.

Speakers, moderator and participants at the forum. PHOTO: UNISSA