UUM ONLINE: In conjunction with the 2017 Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Foundation Day celebration yesterday, a Yassin and Tahlil recital ceremony was held at the Sultan Badlishah Mosque, in the morning.
The ceremony was held to express sincere gratitude for the divine grace shown in enabling the outstanding achievements of UUM since its inception 33 years ago, i.e. on 16 February 1984. The achievements have gone a long way towards placing UUM on par with other universities in Malaysia and establishing its name in the Southeast Asian region as well as around the world.
Al-Fadhil Sheikh Ahmad Fahmi Zamzam, the founder of, and instructor at, Pondok Pesantren Yasin Banjarbaru Kalimantan, led the Dhuha prayer. He also presented a religious sermon after the prayer.
Also present at the event were the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni), Assoc. Prof. Dr Abdul Malek Abdul Karim; members of the University Management Committee; the Director of the UUM Islamic Centre, Assoc. Prof. Dr Ismail Ishak; senior university officers; and members of the UUM community.
Translated by Nur Ida Faradilla binti Aziz
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