Mu’tamar National Arabic Conference

The Mu'tamar or the National Arabic Conference of Brunei Darussalam 1442/2020 is a platform to strengthen the cooperation of various parties in the country in developing opportunities and quality of teaching Arabic to strengthen the identity of the nation as Zikir Nation. The conference jointly organised by Seri Begawan Religious Teachers University College, KUPU SB; Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University, UNISSA; and Rabitah International Alumni Al-Azhar of Brunei Darussalam was held yesterday morning at Dewan Ta'lim, KUPU SB.

The conference was officiated by Awang Haji Mohd Serudin bin Haji Timbang, Acting Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The event was highlighted with the video footage of messages from Egypt, Oman, Thailand, and Indonesia. The messages congratulated the implementation of the conference and explained the importance of Arabic to continue to be developed and revitalized. Also shown were several short videos of Arabic language competitions produced by KUPU SB students.

The ceremony coincided with the presentation of prizes to the winners of the KUPU SB Arabic video screening and certificates of appreciation to the participants of Nadwah Mubaarak. The conference is expected to achieve its objectives, namely: Sharing Arabic Language Teaching information between institutions in Brunei Darussalam; Identify collaborative spaces in the teaching of Arabic in Brunei Darussalam; and plan various collaborations between institutions.

Source: Radio Television Brunei