SANDAKAN, SABAH – Building a brilliant family institution is important to ensure our family institution remains strong and preserved in this challenging era.
Chief Minister, Tan Sri Musa Aman, said that family institutions are very important in providing life skill training, basic education and the pursuit of noble values, including religious and cultural education for every family member.
He said the organising programs such as the Pre-Marital Course would be timely to emphasize the preliminary stage for prospective couples on the importance of a happy and brilliant family.
“This Pre-Marital Course is in line with the current needs and challenges. Therefore, I hope that such course are expanded and widely practiced.
“This can give an early exposure on the responsibilities of the husband as the head of the family, the wives’ responsibilities and the preparation for the upbringing of children based on our religious virtues.
“In other words, Pre-Marital Course able to disseminate the marital knowledge and skills related to the development of family and parenting,” he explained.
Musa said this at the opening of the Perdana Pre-Marital Course at the Sandakan District Mosque, on Saturday.
Also present were Sandakan UMNO Chief, Tan Sri Ampong Puyon, Sandakan Dakwah Chairperson cum Sandakan Municipal Council, Haji Mohd Hamsan Haji Awang Supain, and Libaran Parliamentary Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate Datuk Zakaria Mohd Edris.
The Pre-Marital Course was attended by more than 500 participants was jointly organized by UMNO Libaran Division, BTN, IKRAR and JHEAINS Sandakan.