35th Periodic Meeting of Division Heads
On Thursday 14 Ramadan 1443H corresponding to 15 April 2022G, His Excellency Prof. Koutoub Moustapha Sano, Secretary General of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA), chaired the thirty-fifth periodic meeting of divisions heads, at the headquarters of the General Secretariat in Jeddah.
At the beginning of the meeting, His Excellency the Secretary General welcomed the heads of divisions, thanking them for their regular attendance at these important periodic meetings that discuss the new issues of the Academy and put them for debate, in addition to following up on the implemented activities and programs. Then His Excellency congratulated everyone on the issuance of the seventeenth issue of the Academy newsletter and thanked the Media Department for its commitment to the date set for publication. Then His Excellency spoke about the poultry stunning symposium to be held next month, in which he called on the heads of divisions to cooperate and make more effort to prepare well for this symposium with the rest of the Academy’s departments, based on the Academy’s values that call for productivity, cooperation, and integration in order to achieve the desired results through completing activities and programs.
His Excellency also spoke about starting to prepare a concept for holding a symposium on Islamic charitable work, and issues of (immigration, asylum, and displacement) in preparation for the issuance of resolutions by the Academy.
The meeting discussed the items of decisions issued by the previous meeting, and several new decisions were issued, the most important of which are:
- Recruiting researchers before the end of Ramadan to prepare research for a specialized symposium entitled: “The Family … Challenges and Prospects”, with a proposal for a date to hold it in person before the end of 2022.
- Preparing a glossary of the Academy’s scholars, members and experts, before the end of August, provided that the number of scholars is not less than 150 in the first edition.
- Completing the drafting of the second issue of the Academy’s Scholars biographies so that it can be published in the next issue of the Academy news bulletin.
- Communicating with members of the Academy for the Sultanate of Oman and the Islamic Republic of Iran, to request the supply of the Academy’s library with the original books approved by the Ibadi and Jafari schools of thought.