The Brunei Religious Officer Student Association (BruROSA) held its first Annual General Meeting for the academic year 2018/2019 last Sunday, on the 4th of November 2018, at Bilik Insyirah, Brunei Hall, London.
The opening ceremony was graced by the presence of Ustaz Isham Islam, UPP Religious Officer as the Guest of Honour. About 20 students who were also in attendance were mainly the religious officers from different Bruneian societies in the U.K.
The event was blessed by the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah by the President of BruROSA, Muhammad Aqil bin Awang followed by a short recitation of Surah Ali Imran Verse 103 by Ak Mohd Amirrul Syafiq Bin Pg Kasmirhan, a member of BruROSA Media Team.
The event started with a welcoming remarks as well as a short presentation of BruROSA by the President. The Heads of Departments, Ak Muhd Fauzi Syahmi bin Pg Hj Salim, Mohd Azharuddin bin Hj Yakub, and Kamalia@Norjannah binti Kamalrulzaman for Media, Writing, and Entrepreneur Teams respectively had the opportunity to introduce their responsibilities to the Association. The rest of the presentation was led by both the President and Vice President, Dyg Siti Maisarah Zaliqah binti Hj Awg Ramli.
Question and answer session that follows immediately after the presentation allows the attendees to bring up questions as well as suggestions on how to improve BruROSA. This includes a discussion on which Society should be hosting the Regional Khatam Al-Quran in correspondence with next year’s Brunei National Day, suggestions for possible Religious Officers trainings which include program Ta’ziz Ilmi in Brunei during summer break before the new academic year starts, and ideas on how societies can conduct Maulud Nabi as it is the next event coming up.
As the last agenda of the meeting, Ustaz Isham made a short tazkirah on the issue of spreading viral content whereby Ustaz shared his thoughts and stories from the generation of Prophet Muhammad SAW and how He (Peace Be Upon Him) handled sensitive situations. The event concluded by a closing remarks by the President and recitation of Surah Al-Asr followed by a group photo session.