Within the framework of the “Kindness to Parents” awareness campaign, the University College in Al-Qunfudha organized an event. The Campaign has been implemented by the Makkah-based branch of the General Presidency for the Promotion Virtue and Prevention of Vice (CPVPV). It has been also approved by Makkah Emirate under the title, “It is for Them That You Must Strive.”
In this context, the event was held at the College Theater on Tuesday, 11th Jumada II 1439H in the presence of staff members and students. The program of the event included guidance exhibitions and awareness means that encouraged kindness to parents and warned against disobedience.
At the beginning of the event, Dr. Yaseen bin Abdullah Al-Zubaidy, Dean of the College, launched the awareness exhibition, which comprised awareness boards encouraging goodness to parents. This was in the presence of Sheikh Al-Hassan Al-Yahiawy (CPVPV delegate), Vice-Deans of the College, as well as a number of CPVPV affiliates and Qunfudha University College students. Then, the event was inaugurated with an introductory speech by Dr. Muhammad Al-Hazemy, Vice-Dean of the College, followed by a Qu’anic recitation by Hassan Awad, Islamic Studies Student. Afterwards, the CPVPV delegate in Qunfudha gave a speech about the objectives of the Campaign entitled, “It is for Them That You Must Strive.” He spoke about kindness and obedience towards parents as an eternal duty. He also concluded his speech with a visual presentation on the initiative. This was followed by the speech of Dr. Yaseen Al-Zubaidy in which he thanked CPVPV and Mr. Fada bin Bayyen Al-Baqmy, Qunfudha Governor. In addition, he appreciated the efforts and initiatives that encouraged students to be active within their community via adherence to righteous manners, on top of which came kindness to parents. Moreover, the event was concluded with a student contest organized by a CPVPV member. Besides, CPVPV delegates and the College Dean exchanged honoring. Finally, the event was concluded with an interactive board on which staff members and students wrote terms reflecting their interest in the initiative.