His Excellency Prof. Koutoub Moustapha Sano, Secretary General of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA), chaired the fifth joint weekly meeting of the departments and divisions of the Academy, on Monday 9 Jumada II 1444H, corresponding to 02 January 2023G, at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Academy in Jeddah.
His Excellency opened the meeting by welcoming the employees of the Academy, including directors and heads of divisions, and thanking them for their attendance at the regular meetings of the Academy, pointing in particular to the importance of continuing joint meetings between departments and divisions on a weekly basis until the Academy’s Session is held, in order to intensify coordination and cooperation between all the various committees that were formed some time ago to carry out all the work related to preparing for the Session at the end of next February.
Then all the committees, one after the other, reviewed in front of His Excellency the reports of the work accomplished during the past week and presented the progress that had been achieved and the difficulties and problems they faced in order to discuss them and propose appropriate solutions to them to avoid any disruption to work procedures. To achieve this, His Excellency urged all committees to maintain coordination and cooperation, and to submit daily reports to his office to help solve any emerging difficulties.
Finally, the meeting discussed the items of the decisions issued by the previous meeting, and several new decisions were issued, the most important of which are:
- Start sending complete and edited research papers to all members of the Academy’s Council during the first week of January.
- Asking the scientific committee to make sure that the Academy calls for papers from all members of the Academy’s Council on the various topics of the Session.
- Sending draft Academy resolutions to some members and experts to express their observations and comments on them well in advance of the date of the Session.