Prospering the mosque with Jom Lepak@Masjid
Islamic & Human Development Centre (PIMPIN) continue to expand its responsibility to communities the university with the organizing of Jom Lepak @ Masjid at Kg. Tanjung Agas Mosque in Pekan recently.
It is a continuation of previous programme successfully conducted at Kg. Marhum Mosque and Tanjung Selangor Mosque in Pekan, Paya Bungor Mosque in Maran and Permatang Badak Old Mosque in Kuantan.
Ustaz Shahrul Nizam Md Ahir, programme director said, this location is one of the listed location in the road tour series initiated to rebrand UMP through community service programme besides the effort to prospering the mosque.
“Through this programme, the da’wah element as well as the social services element can be applied to the local community thus strengthen the relationship between the university and local community. It can also draw the attention of the younger generation, especially the UMP community to come and prosper the mosque by making the mosque a medium to serve the local community,” he elaborates further.
The two days programme involving 65 UMP students from both campuses. Among the activities done were Qiamullail, cleaning the mosque area and Muqarabin Forum entitled ‘Back to Mosque’ with the panelists from Centre of Modern Language & Human Sciences, Al-Fadhil Dr. Mansor Sulaiman and Assistant Officer, Islamic Family Law Division of Pahang Islamic Affairs Department, Al-Fadhil Ustaz Nor Azfarizam Mohd Anuar
According to Dr. Mansor, mosque is a place of worship for followers of Islam. It is a place for them to perform solat and to have religious activities for the Muslim. It is also an institution ummah development and should grow in line with the current development.
Also present at the programme were Mohd Amir Abdul Rahman, Chairman for Kampung Tanjung Agas Mosque.