On 8th May, Global Buddies (GB) & Global Education & Experience (GEE) UTM International had successfully organized the khatam Al- Quran program, “Let’s Khatam Together 3.0”, with the theme of “Let’s be healed together in Ramadan” using Zoom platform and Facebook Live for enhancing the knowledge about Holy Al-Quran and improve the belief among participants.
GB & GEE have organized “Let’s Khatam together,” 3rd year in a row. This time the program was directed by Nur Syahera Binti Sobri and because of the Covid pandemic, the program had to be conducted virtually. Zoom Online meeting and Facebook live were the platform to reach the audience. The program had two parts. In the first part, reciters had to complete Juz 1 to Juz 29 offline from 3rd May till 7th May. Moreover, in the second part, reciters completed the 30th Juz online on 8th May. No participants were invoked. They registered for the event from the link shared by the committee. There were 21 participants for the Juz 1 to Juz 29 and 20 participants for Juz 30. All of them were from UTM-JB and UTM-KL.
The live program started with the welcoming speech by the Program Director Nur Syahera Binti Sobri, followed by the welcoming speech from Associate Director of GEE, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Ariffin bin Abu Hassan. After that, the Persatuan Mahasiswa Islam (PMI) committee had recited the opening Doa and Doa Khatam Al Quran. Then tazkirah and tajweed were delivered by the Islamic Officer of the Deputy Vice Chancellor’s Office (Student Affairs), Ustaz Panji Alam Bin Mazhisham.
All the participants and the audience (UTM Students & Staff) were honored with UTM Merit. Moreover, for participants, there were appreciation tokens given.
The Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad PBUH in the month of Ramadan for us to seek knowledge, reflect and ponder upon it. There are many more benefits of reciting the Quran, such as the Quran calms the Soul. Moreover, the Quran is a Source of Guidance, and reciters will be rewarded for every letter that he reads from the Quran. Furthermore, there are a lot more benefits of reciting the Quran. This program has inspired everyone to recite this holy book in this month of blessings, also attracted people from all over the world to khatam the Quran Together.