USIM team wins ASEAN Higher Learning Institutions Tournament (Ihtifal) 2017

NILAI, APRIL 3, 2017 – Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) has won the Arabic Debate, Bilingual (Arabic and English) Debate and Nasyid categories while the winner of the Quran Recitation Qari is won by Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia (UPSI) and the Qariah is champed by International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in ASEAN Higher Learning Institutions 2017 located at Lecture Hall 3, USIM.

The organization by Division of Student Affairs for the fifth time in collaboration with the Malaysian Institute of Wasatiyyah (IWM), themed “Moderation As The Foundation of Youth Transformation” successfully gathered as many as 36 universities to compete at regional level which included Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Brunei.

“The championship is seen to strengthen the ukhwah and friendship between all participants from 20 local institutions and 16 foreign institutions from various countries to expand knowledge network sharing that is beneficial and useful to the development and construction of the more robust spiritual and intellectual nation,” said Dato’ Musa Ahmad in his welcoming speech.

According to YB Senator Dato’ Dr. Ashraf Wajdi Dato Dusuki, our country is eager to produce a generation of youth possessing high morale and be able to lead the community in the future. This is to enable the youth to play the role as a catalyst for national transformation agenda and in line with the theme of this Asean Ihtifal tournament, Wasatiyyah as the foundation of Youth Transformation.

“It is hoped that similar activity will persist in the future as it can create a conducive intellectual climate and comprehensive, balanced and integrated tradition of knowledge. Ihtifal does not only refer to Islamic art alone but includes the need to acquire knowledge which is one of our practices (ibadah),” said him again when officiating the closing ceremony of the ASEAN Higher Institutions Ihtifal.

Also present were Deputy Director 1 (Research and Publications) Malaysian Institute of Wasatiyyah, Dr Mohd Afandi Mat Rani; Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs), Hon Prof Dato’ Dr Hassan Basri Awang Mat Dahan and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International) Prof Dato’ Dr Zulkiple Abd Ghani.

Full listing of Winners:

Bilingual Debate (Arabic and Bahasa Melayu)
2nd Runner Up: Universitas Darussalam Gontor, Indonesia
1st Runner Up : Universitas Islam Indonesia
Winner: Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)

Nasyid
2nd Runner Up: Universitas Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia
1st Runner Up: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Winner : Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) USIM

Arabic Debate
1st Runner Up: Universitas Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia
Winner: Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) USIM A

Al-Quran Recitation(Qari):
2nd Runner Up: Universitas Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia
1st Runner Up: Universitas Islam Sultan Agung UNISSULA, Indonesia
Winner : Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia (UPSI)

Al-Quran Recitation (Qariah):
2nd Runner Up: Universitas Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia
1st Runner Up: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
Winner : Unversiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM)

Prepared by:
Syazlyna Jamil
Strategic Communication Centre (StraComm)
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2017-04-11T08:18:34+00:00