The University Social Club (Al Multaqa) in cooperation with the Department of Sharia and Islamic Studies in the College of Law organized a symposium entitled "Ramadan is my chance to change" for female students, employees and guests in the Theatre of the Crescent Building on in Al Ain.
Ms. Moza Al Shamsi, a preacher at the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments, discussed how Ramadan is an opportunity to change for the better. She pointed out the things that waste our time such as phones and TV. She also explained how Ramadan is a major opportunity for change. She added that, “our motto should be Ramadan is different this year”.
Dr. Aisha Al Marzouqi, from the Sharia and Islamic Studies Department at the university, presented several ways to make Ramadan a starting point to establish positive habits and give up bad habits. These were repentance, silence, prayers, giving and obeying God.
This symposium is part of the university’s role in sustaining religion and contributing to peace. The symposium is important in the lives of the community during Ramadan. It hosts preachers and others in order to share their experiences and expertise in terms of religion.