Thursday, April 10, 2014


The presentation slides prepared by Prof. Syukri 

On 8 April 2014,  12 ISDEV members consisting of two lecturers and ten RISDEV (Postgraduate Research Mode) students attended a Roundtable Discussion organized by the School of Finance, Economics and Business (SEFB), College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah Darul Aman. 

The academic staff of UUM with ISDEV members were eager to listen and gain knowledge from
Prof  Syukri Salleh (with a white cap)

The delegates were led by ISDEV Director Professor Muhammad Syukri Salleh who received the invitation to address the faculty members of SEFB. The talk on "Integrating Islamic Perspective in Economics?" started at about 9.00 am and ended about 1.00 pm that day. 

Prof Syukri (left) with the chairperson for the discussion, Mohamad Helmi (right) 

After the talk, a question and answer session followed whereby a few faculty members revealed to Prof. Syukri on their realization for the need to include the Islamic perspective in teaching mainstream economics to the students. Prof. Syukri then invited ISDEV Deputy Director, Dr. Zakaria Bahari to provide some light on ISDEV experience. 

A group photo at Assoc. Prof Ab. Aziz's residence with Dr Nasri of UUM who hosted ISDEV members the day before. Seated from right to left - Dr Zakaria, Prof Syukri and Dr Nasri. Standing from right to left - Murni, Assoc. Prof. Aziz's wife, Shereeza, Zulkifli, Razali, Shahir Akram, Kasyful, Mohamad Helmi and Assoc. Prof. Ab. Aziz

Also included in the discussion were Shahir Akram Hassan, Razali Othman, Mohd Zulkifli Muhammad, Kasyful Mahalli, Shereeza Mohamed Saniff, Murni Yusoff, Nor Hanani Ismail, Raziah Tahir, Assoc. Prof. Ab. Aziz Yusof,  Mohamad Helmi Hidthiir and Abdul Muif Abdul Wahab.

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