National Day Forum 2013
Bandar Seri Begawan, 6 March 2013 - In conjunction with the 29th National Day celebrations, Religious Teachers' University College of Seri Begawan (KUPU SB) yesterday organised a National Day Forum, seeing a panel of speakers from the university deliberating on the role higher education institutions play in inculcating the spirit of patriotism.
Hundreds of students and scholars showed up at the Lecture Hall of Insitut Tahfiz Al-Quran Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah for the forum, which was organised by the KUPU SB Core Education Centre.
Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Haji Mohd Rozan bin Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yunos was the guest of honour.
In his opening speech, the event's chairperson, Md Amirul bin Abdul Rahim, noted that the objectives of the forum are to enliven the country's national day celebrations, instil patriotic spirit and love for the country, as well as foster closer relations within the university college's community.
Norasimah binti Omar, the Deputy Dean of Usuluddin Fatuity; Pg Hajah Norwidayawati binti Pg Hj Metusin, Deputy Dean of Syariah Faculty; Awang Haji Yahya bin Apong, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education and Forum Chair, Pg Hjh Salmiah binti Pg Hj Shahbuddin , Deputy Director of Language Centre; deliberating on the topic 'To which extent does the role of Higher Education Institutions have for the love of the religion and country"
Also present at the forum were the Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs Hj Harun bin Hj Junid and Ra'es of KUPU SB Dr Hajah Masnon binti Haji Ibrahim.
-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin --