23 April 2020 – With the ongoing pandemic, face-to-face activities and events are being curtailed to curb the further spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Some activities such as lectures and meetings at Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) have transitioned to online modalities including the weekly recitation of Surah Yassin.
The recitation of Surah Yassin was joined by the Vice-Chancellor of UTB, Yang Mulia Professor Dr. Dayang Hjh Zohrah binti Hj Sulaiman; Principal officers; and staff of the University. It has been held every Thursday since 2 April 2020 through an online platform, Microsoft Teams. The recitation was led by Yang Mulia Ustaz Mohd Fazalley bin Hj Hidup, Head of Religious Unit, Student Affairs Office.
The weekly virtual recitation of Surah Yassin is one of the University’s initiatives to seek protection for the whole nation from Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala, the Almighty in mitigating the further spread of the virus.