BANGI, 11 Sep: Vision impairment was no barrier for Khairul Azwan Wahab to successfully obtain a degree in Communication (Broadcasting).
Khairul, 25, was among the 1,896 graduates from various disciplines who received their respective diplomas and degrees at the Selangor International Islamic University College (KUIS) Convocation Ceremony.
“Do not let disabilities become an inferiority or barrier for us to succeed. Instead let the disability be a strength for us to succeed in the future.
“Nothing is impossible in this world if we work hard, darkness would become light,” he explained.
The son of a Felda settler from the south said that the Islamic curriculum and learning environment which is peaceful and comfortable in KUIS is the motivating factor and his strength for his to succeed as any other normal person.
Khairul is currently serving as a part-time officer at the Strategic Planning Division of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI).
He is the second of six siblings and has been visually impaired since birth.