University of Medan Area held a breaking fast together to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan on Friday 10 May 2019. Breaking fast was held at the Taqwa Mosque University of Medan Area Campus I Jln.1 Swimming Pool Medan Field No. 1.
This iftar event with the Medan Area University academic community is part of routine activities every year during the month of Ramadan at the University of Medan Area. Various activities that have been prepared by Agus Salim Hajj Education Foundation (YPHAS), one of which is the Silaturahmi to improve Ramadan fasting in 1438 H, Ramadan Lectures, breaking fast together, supporting orphans, tadarus and activities coordinated by the Islamic Center of UMA aimed at perfecting Ramadan.
The event was also attended by the Chairman of YPHAS Drs. HM. Erwin Siregar MBA, Rector of Medan Area University (UMA) Prof. Dr. Dadan Ramdan, M.Eng, M.Sc, Vice Chancellor (WR) I Dr. Ir. Hj. Siti Mardiana, MSi, WR II Dr. Utary Maharany recently, SH, M.Hum, WR III H.Muazzul, SH, M.Hum, Director of the UMA Postgraduate Program Prof. Retna Astuti Kuswardani MS, the deans, study programs, UMA Public Relations Head, Ir Asmah Indrawati MP, staff, lecturers and hundreds of UMA students and the community around the campus.
According to the Chancellor of UMA, in essence the implementation of Ramadan certainly traces from the Koran that fasting is good, of course, taking the wisdom of fasting that brings good to those who fulfill it, because with fasting all the potential that exists in us (humanity) is located and directed at a neutral position.
The Head of the Hajj Education Foundation Agus Salim hopes that the breaking of the fast together will get the value of wisdom, namely increasing the ukhuwah between UMA extended family and the community around the campus.