Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), participated in the 4th meeting of the Board of Trustees of the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), held today via a videoconferencing platform, under the presidency of H.E. Mr. Arif Alvi, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Chancellor of the University, President of IIUI’s Board of Trustees (BOT).
At the outset of the meeting, the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan gave an address wherein he welcomed the participating members of IIUI’s Board of Trustees, while commending the key role played by the university to train scholars and professionals capable of keeping pace with the changes and needs of the time.
In the same vein, the meeting explored several topics relevant to the university and its Waqf. It also discussed the election of the members to fill vacant seats, nomination for membership of the University Administration Council, the Finance and Planning Committee, the Council of the Dawah Academy, Shariah Academy, and Islamic Research Institute as well as the International Institute of Islamic Economics. The meeting also adopted the report of the BOT’s previous meeting, held on 12 April 2018, and reviewed the report on the implementation of the adopted decisions of the said meeting.
Besides, the meeting nominated Dr. Hathal bin Hamoud Al-Otaibi, from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for the IIUI presidency to succeed Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al Draiweesh. The meeting concluded with an address by the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, wherein he thanked the participants in the meeting.
It is worth mentioning that IIUI was established in 1980/1400 A.H. with support from many Muslim countries’ governments. It is considered one of the biggest and most prominent universities in Pakistan and includes many specialized faculties in various scientific disciplines.