POLITEKNIK BRUNEI FETES NEW ISLAMIC YEAR
Thursday, 6 October 2016
POLITEKNIK Brunei celebrated the new Islamic year simultaneously at its main campus in Ong Sum Ping and IBTE Politeknik Lumut School of Science and Engineering with a religious talk.
The event began with the recital of the Surah Al-Fatihah. This then continued with a talk on “Hijrah and Innovation”, which was presented by Dr H Harapandi Hj Dahri from Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan (KUPU SB) at the main campus while Ustazah Dk Norhayati Pg Kasran presented at the Lumut campus.
The talk stressed on the true meaning of Hijrah among others and students were reminded that learning is a form of jihad. The speakers added that running away from the challenges of learning is a sin. They also reminded that a sign of showing love to Allah SWT is the love for the commandments.
The event is held to enliven the holy day with a talk and to support the sultanate drive as a Zikir nation.
Also present at the event were Acting Assistant Director Alias Hj Abu Bakar, heads of departments, heads of schools, lecturers and students of the polytechnic.
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