The visitors in a discussion with ISDEV Director Professor Muhammad Syukri Salleh
On 18 June 2008, three lecturers from the Department of Islamic Studies, University of the Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan paid a courtesy visit to ISDEV. They were Dr Saad Siddiqui, Dr Muhammad Hammad Lakhvi and Dr Imtiaz Ahmad.
Dr Saad Siddiqui, who is specialising in Research Methodology in Hadith, has been accepted as ISDEV Post-Doctoral Fellow and will be at ISDEV for a year beginning from October 2008 until October 2009. He will be the second ISDEV Post-Doctoral Fellow from Pakistan. The first was Dr Muhammad Abdullah from Gomal University in Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan who had joined ISDEV in March this year.
The visit by Dr Saad Siddiqui and his friends to ISDEV was made in conjunction with an international social sciences and humanities graduate conference held in Universiti Sains Malaysia.From left to right: Lokman, Professor Syukri, Dr Saad Siddiqui, Dr Muhammad Hammad, Dr Muhammad Abdullah, Dr Imtiaz and Mohd Salleh