Singaporean students from Islamic University in Madinah visit IIFA in Jeddah
3 May، 2024

A delegation of Singaporean students at the Islamic University in Madinah visited the International Islamic Fiqh Academy on Thursday 23 Shawal 1445, corresponding to 02 May 2024. The delegation included several students headed by Mr. Amrullah Mohamed Zain, Vice Consul at the Consulate of Singapore, and the Student Affairs Officer. On arrival at the Academy’s headquarters in Jeddah, the delegation was received by Dr. Abdulqahir Qamar, Director of the Research, Encyclopedias and Dictionaries Department at the Academy.

Mr. Amrullah Mohamed Zain, the Singaporean Student Affairs Officer, expressed their happiness for visiting the Academy and thanked the Secretariat General of the Academy for this opportunity and the warm welcome as this visit comes as a fruit of the recent visit of the Secretary General of the Academy and his accompanying delegation to Singapore, and the discussion over several programs and activities, including the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between the Academy and the Singapore’s Islamic Council, and the Consulate’s willingness to introduce Singaporean students to the Academy and how it works, and to learn about its activities and publications; which is part of cooperation in areas of common interest.

H.E. Dr. Abdulqahir Qamar, Director of the Academy’s Research and Studies Department, welcomed the distinguished guests of the Academy and conveyed to them the greetings of the Secretary General, H.E. Prof. Koutoub Moustapha Sano, then presented to the delegation with a brief introduction of the Academy, its vision, objectives, and mission. He pointed out that the Academy is considered the leading reference for the OIC member states and researches the rulings of Sharia on issues that concern Muslims in OIC member states and worldwide. He recommended that the students be advocates of goodness in the best way when they return to their countries and work to spread authentic Islam.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Abdulfatah Abnaouf, Director of the Planning and International Cooperation Department, Dr. Ismail Cebeci, Head of Glossaries and Encyclopedias Division, as well as Dr. Mohamed El-Amin Silla, Head of the Research and Studies Division.

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