KUNAK: Around 5,000 Muslims around the district attended the Islam Itu Indah event held in celebration of the district level Maulidur Rasul at Padang Pekan kunak, here, last night.
The state Deputy Minister of Rural Development, Datuk Nilwan Kabang, said the huge crowd shows that the unity and awareness of the Muslim community on religious programmes is increasing.
“Previously the public only give response on activities with the concept of entertainment, but today religious programmes receive outstanding outcome,” he said.
Nilwan said the trend indicates that new elements need to be applied in presenting dakwah effectively to the community.
The event was also attended by the state Assistant Minister for the Chief Minister, Datuk Mohd Ariffin Mohd Arif.
Special sessions such as qasidah and selawat also took place, with the religious talk was given by a famous speaker from Indonesia, Ustaz Muhammad Nur Maulana. –SayangSabah