100th Weekly Meeting of Departments
H.E. Prof. Koutoub Moustapha Sano, Secretary General of the Academy, chaired the 100th weekly meeting of the departments on Tuesday 19 Shawal 1444 corresponding to 09 May 2023, at the Secretariat General in Jeddah.
His Excellency welcomed the participants and thanked them for their commitment to the weekly meetings, noting that this meeting is the 100th meeting, and that these meetings have enabled the Academy to progress and strengthen the principle of transparency, and to put all new issues on the table through discussions to express opinions and appropriate solutions, and to facilitate communication and exchange of information with full transparency and follow-up of the various works and activities.
His Excellency confirmed the date of the coming symposium entitled: Breastfeeding of premature babies with milk from known and unknown mothers, which will be held at the end of May, stressing the need to start early preparations and called on all departments to cooperate to ensure the success of this symposium.
His Excellency also talked about the visit of a delegation of Ummah’s scholars to Afghanistan, under the leadership of the Academy, with the aim of discussing and dialoguing with Afghan officials and scholars on the previous issues in order to reach practical resolutions that will be beneficial to the Afghan people, especially girls’ education and women’s work.
The meeting discussed the previous decisions and several new decisions were made, notably:
- Sending a reminder to countries that have not paid their contributions, and to countries that are in arrears.
- Transcribing the audio recording of the 25th session and completing it by early July.
- Drafting a memorandum of cooperation between the Academy and the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Awqaf of the Kingdom of Morocco.
- Drafting a new blueprint for the Academy’s Zayed Fiqh Encyclopedia with a new title.