February 20, 2014 (PPI-OT)
Following is the text of press release issued by International Islamic University
A four member delegation from Thailand visited International Islamic University Islamabad and met with the Rector IIUI Prof Dr. Masoom Yasinzai where they discussed the matters particularly in enhancing the capacity building in the field of Islamic Economics and Islamic Banking being progressed in Thailand very rapidly.
The delegation comprising Dr. Anas Amatayakul Head of the Department of Int'l Relation Thammasat University, Thailand, DR. Jaran Maluleem, Mahidol University Thailand and Miss Laksanacadee Kaewkramol, Second Secretary of the Embassy in Pakistan.
Dr. Masoom gave brief introduction about the university, its educational programs, courses and other activities. Rector also offered special courses, training programs comprising Islamic banking and finance that would be arranged for Thai.
He further extended saying that the IIUI would send its experts to Thailand for training and develop human resource in the field of Islamic financing and banking. Dr. Masoom also extolled to have cooperation in this field and in all respects to strengthen the ties of education and initiate an exchange programs also.
Dr. Anas Amatayakul made rector aware about the growing Islamic banking system and trends in Thailand. He also mentioned to seek the expertise from Islamic University to strengthen the capability. On the occasion Dr. Atiq uz Zafar also gave detail account about the programs and workshops that were arranged by IIIE IIUI in Sirilanka and Mortious respectively.
Later on delegation visited Faculty of Economics where they met with DG IIIE Dr. Muhammad Yasin, senior faculty member including Dr. Khaliq uz Zaman, Dr. Arshad Ali Bhatti and Dr. Zaqib. The faulty member also warmly welcomed and extended their cooperation to give any kind of assistance. They also proposed a MoU to further develop bilateral relations.
For more information, contact:Mehmood ZamanPublic RelationsInternational Islamic UniversityRoom No.118, Admin Block, New Campus,H-10 Sector, IslamabadPhone: +9251 901 9249Fax: +9251 925 7909Web: www.iiu.edu.pk