Syiah Kuala University (Unsyiah) held a haflah and khataman Qur'an in commemoration of the 56th anniversary. This activity was centered at Jamik Mosque, Darussalam, Saturday (11/4) which is followed by hundreds of students and academic community of Unsyiah.
Rector of Unsyiah, Prof. Dr. Ir. Samsul Rizal, M. Eng, said that this activity is to invite all Unsyiah members to remember death. Because according to him death is the closest thing in this life.
"Death is the closest thing and can not wait," he said.
Rector also invites the students to be able to study the Qur’an so that they will be able to interpret the Qur'an well. The Rector also promised that this mass activity will be conducted monthly. So that later presents students who are able to read the Qur’an and can improve the rank of Unsyiah when Musabaqah Tilawatil Quran (MTQ) Students.
This activity presents international and national qori, such as H. Darwin Hasibuan, Fate of Feriza, Irfan Said, Muhammad Iqbal, and Hamli Yunus. In addition to Khatam Qur’an activities was also filled with lectures from Ustad Mursalin Basyah. In his delivery Ustad Mursalin convey if the Qur'an is the only miracle of Prophet Muhammad SAW remaining on earth. The Qur'an is also a book that teaches civilization and scholars of great detail.
"With the Qur'an we are taught to be the best people and examples on earth," he concluded.