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Tengku Permaisuri Selangor Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin (centre) attending the World #QuranConvention 4.0 at the Movenpick Hotel and Convention Centre in the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Sepang, on December 2, 2023. — Picture by BERNAMA

Tengku Permaisuri Selangor graces World #QuranConvention

SEPANG, Dec 2 — Tengku Permaisuri Selangor Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin attended The World #QuranConvention 4.0 today.

Organised by the Warisan Ummah Ikhlas Foundation (WUIF) in collaboration with the Bayyinah Institute, it was held at the Movenpick Hotel and Convention Centre at KLIA.

Her Royal Highness, who arrived at the venue at 9.15am, was welcomed by WUIF founder Datuk Hussamuddin Yaacob and its chief executive officer Marhaini Yusoff.

She was at the event for almost two hours, during which she visited booths displaying various exhibits by participating agencies and also attended a discussion titled ‘Studying the Quran: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”.

Among the panel members at the discussion were World #Quran Convention director Ustaz Nouman Ali Khan, Ibn ‘Ashur Centre founder Sohaib Saeed, University of Oxford’s Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies DPhil scholar Saqib Hussain, and Amanie Group founder and executive chairman Tan Sri Mohd Daud Bakar.

The one-day event, themed ‘Serve To Be Served: A Divine Guidance From Surah al-Insaan’ and, focused on the importance of serving the ummah based on the teachings of the Quran, involved 1,800 participants, including those from abroad.

The World #QuranConvention under the auspices of the Department of Islamic Development (Jakim) is an initiative to encourage the ummah to interact with the Quran by reading, understanding and implementing its teachings to shape their thoughts and character based on the Quran and Hadith.

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs) Datuk Mohd Na’im Mokhtar said the strategy of Malaysia Madani echoed the sacred teachings found in Surah al-Insaan.

Malaysia Madani is a ‘serving-the-people’ policy that promotes nationwide harmony, fair treatment, wealth sharing, and compassionate administration.

“Malaysia Madani embodies a governance model centred on ‘al-Insaan, that is, humanity’ — one which fulfils the requirements of justice through principles and moralities that promote understanding, compassion, esteem, mutual respect, and affection towards others,” he said in his opening speech.

— Bernama

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