115th Meeting of Departments
The Secretariat General of the Academy held its 115th weekly meeting for departments directors, chaired by H.E. Prof. Koutoub Moustapha Sano, on Monday, Rabi Al-Akhir 29, 1445, corresponding to November 13, 2023, at the Secretariat General’s headquarters in Jeddah.
His Excellency welcomed the participants and thanked them for attending these meetings, and then spoke about his participation in the second world conference organised by the Fatwa Council of the United Arab Emirates in the capital, Abu Dhabi, entitled “Towards a Shariah-based Understanding of Scientific Developments – Civilised Methodology, Realistic Applications and the Ethics of Sustainability”. More than 160 scientific and intellectual participants, representing over 50 countries and 71 fatwa bodies from around the world, took part in the conference. His Excellency delivered a speech at one of the conference sessions on the Academy’s approach to the study of modern issues and developments, noting that the most important pillar of this approach is to refer to specialists when studying scientific continuity and developments, each in their own right.
The meeting discussed previous decisions, and issued new decisions, namely:
- Preparing to hold a Bureau meeting as soon as possible to discuss how to transform the Academy from a subsidiary body to a specialized body.
- Reviewing resolutions’ translation report and conclude with new decisions in this regard.