Local Da’wah committee holds Ramadhan Symposium in South Cotabato

Aimed at educating the followers of Islamic faith on the significance of Ramadhan, the Committee on Da’wah and Masaguid Affairs in Southern Mindanao conducted its First Ramadhan Symposium participated by 520 Muslims from General Santos City and provinces of Sarangani, South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat held at the Masguid Assiri in Silway 8, Polomolok South Cotabato on June 26, 2016.

A pool of resource persons headed by the Grand Mufti of Bangsamoro Homeland, Sheikh Abu Huraira Udasan, delivered various topics about fasting and Ramadhan.

Sheikh Udasan discussed “Ramadhan-the month of fasting, the Holy Qur’an and Victories.”  Other lecturers were Ustadz Abdulgapor Sasugod, Ustadz Hassan Abdullah and Ustadz Mokhtar Alangan. 

The lecturers reminded the participants that Ramadhan is an opportune time where good deeds done will earn multiple rewards.

The organizers, headed by the Chair of the Committee on Da’wah Al-Islamiya and Masaguid Affairs Ustadz Abdulsatar Alangan, thanked the sponsor, Sheikh Sultan Ibrahim Assiri for his benevolent support to the activity.

The participants expressed gratitude to the organizers and speakers for the learning opportunity.

Fasting during Ramadhan is one of the five pillars of Islam. It trains Muslims to practice self-restraint and also test their sincerity in obeying the command of the Almighty.

Muslims who fast abstain from eating, drinking and engaging in sex from dawn till sunset.