While researching at the Islamic Foundation in Leicester, ISDEV members led by Professor Muhammad Syukri Salleh on Tuesday 30th June met well-known Islamic economist Professor Khurshid Ahmad, who is the Chancellor of the Markfield Institute of Higher Education (MIHE) and Dr Manazir Ahsan, the Rector of MIHE cum the Director General of the Islamic Foundation.
The meeting renewed a 20 years relationship of Professor Syukri with the Foundation. Both Professor Khurshid and Dr Manazir suggested a close collaboration between ISDEV and the MIHE/Islamic Foundation. Among the possible forms of collaboration are Visiting scholars' programme at MIHE/Islamic Foundation for ISDEV members and students and Post-Doctoral Fellowship at ISDEV for MIHE/Islamic Foundation's academic staff.
Prof Syukri and colleagues greeted by Prof Khurshid (2nd from right), witnessed by Dr Manazir (left)