64th Weekly Meeting of Departments Directors
31 January، 2022

In an effort by the General Secretariat of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA) to develop the work of the Academy, enhance the principle of transparency, and put forward all new and emerging issues on the discussion table to express opinions and appropriate solutions, and based on the principle of cooperation and integration, His Excellency Prof. Koutoub Moustapha Sano, Secretary General of the Academy, chaired the sixty-fourth weekly meeting of the directors of the departments, on Monday, 28 Jumada II 1443H corresponding to 31 January 2022D, at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Academy in Jeddah.

At the beginning of the meeting, His Excellency welcomed the attendees and thanked them for their commitment to participate in the weekly meetings, re-emphasizing the importance of these meetings, and then talked about the importance of reviewing the recommendations of the consultative forums held by the General Secretariat of the Academy last year with the secretariats and departments of Waqfs, and members of the Shariah boards of Islamic banks within the headquarters country, and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. His Excellency stressed the need to ensure the implementation of those recommendations that aim to support the Academy’s Waqf fund by collecting in-kind and cash donations to finance the Academy’s activities and programs. His Excellency concluded by praising the remarks and recommendations of the internal auditor on budget disbursement procedures, calling on the Financial Affairs Department to fully abide by them.

Several decisions were issued by the meeting, the most important of which are:

  • Call for preparation to organize forums with the Shariah boards of banks and sending a copy of the book of resolutions in English to the participants in those forums.
  • Training more than one employee from the Media Department on the design of the monthly newsletter.
  • Communicate with the concerned authorities for Waqf in the States of Kuwait and Bahrain to open a special account for the Academy’s Waqf Fund in the member states of the organization.
  • Develop a plan about marketing and selling the Academy’s publications online and preparing a report on that.
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