76th Weekly Meeting of Department Directors
In the context of strengthening the principle of transparency and commitment to integrity, honesty, clarity and impartiality in word, deed and behavior, and avoiding all forms of corruption and ambiguity through exchanging views and discussing issues of interest to the Academy in order to reach the correct decisions and effective solutions to improve the work of the Academy’s departments, the General Secretariat of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA) held its seventy-sixth weekly meeting of department directors on Thursday 11 Shawwal 1443H corresponding to 12 May 2022D, at the headquarters of the General Secretariat in Jeddah.
The meeting was chaired by His Excellency Prof. Koutoub Moustapha Sano, Secretary General of the Academy. His Excellency began the meeting by congratulating everyone on the occasion of the blessed Eid Al-Fitr, asking God to grant success to all. Then His Excellency spoke about the visit that he will make to the United States of America, in order to activate the strategic partnership between the American administration and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
His Excellency also spoke about the visit of the delegation Ummah’s scholars led by the Academy to Afghanistan in order to discuss many issues, especially women’s issues and their work, role and participation in construction efforts.
His Excellency also indicated at the meeting the necessity of holding a special meeting to discuss the strategic plan and the activities and programs that were accomplished during the first quarter of this year.
The meeting then discussed the decisions issued by the previous meeting, and several new decisions were issued, the most important of which are:
- Organizing a specialized symposium on the institution of the family, its challenges, and its prospects in the twenty-first century, during next September.
- Inviting new researchers and technicians from Muslim communities in countries such as Brazil, Sweden, Belgium and Germany to participate in the symposium.
- Preparing a detailed report and a clear concept of the annual evaluation of employees of all levels and presenting it to the Secretary General to be discussed in a special meeting.