The Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW), a subsidiary organ of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), took part, yesterday, April 7, 2021, in the proceedings of the 33rd session of the Board of Trustees of the Islamic University in Niger (IUIN). Ambassador Nasser bin Abdullah bin Hamdan Al Zaabi, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, chaired the session, held via videoconference, while Ms. Mamadou from the Presidential Office of Niger, and Ambassador Dr. Askar Mussinov, Assistant Secretary-General for Science and Technology at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) participated in the event.
Dr. Abdelilah Benarafa, Cultural Adviser of ICESCO Director-General, represented the Organization in the meeting.
The Board adopted several reports that the University Rector submitted on several issues, namely the University’s financial, academic, and administrative situation; Iqraa Institute for Vocational and Technical Training; the Schools of Solidarity, the University’s Waqf; and the Charity Fund.
The Board adopted the report that Mr. Abdurrahman Al-Jarawan, Chair of the University’s Consultative Academic Committee, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees, submitted on the inauguration of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud University Campus in Niamey, on March 29, 2021, which the President of the Republic attended.
At the close of the session, the Board adopted the University’s new draft budget for 2020-2021.