| A sypnosis through pictures of the meeting held at C05 between ISDEV members|
and the representatives from Qatar University
The Dean of Syariah Faculty, Qatar University, Dr. A. Hakeem Yousuf A Alkhelaifi accompanied by Dr. Sultan al-Hashimi, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Qatar University paid a visit to ISDEV on 29 May 2014 with a mission to strengthen the Islamic ukhuwwah (brotherhood) between these two institutions.
This visit is a follow-up to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Universiti Sains Malaysia and Qatar University. ISDEV Director, Prof Muhammad Syukri Salleh who started the meeting, gave a detailed overview of ISDEV which included the various academic courses offered, past and on-going research that ISDEV is embarked in as well as ISDEV plans for the future.
| (From Right to Left) Dr. A. Hakeem Yousuf A. Alkhelaifi, Dr. Haji Musa Ali, |
Prof Syukri Salleh, and Dr Sultan al-Hashimi
Based on the briefing, the Qatar delegations were impressed with the various achievements ISDEV had accomplished. They expressed their keenness to exemplify and making ISDEV a reference point in managing the administration of their faculty whether academically or in the spirit of glorifying Islam that ISDEV upholds. The Qatar delegates also shared some information and their experiences about their faculty.
It is ardently hoped that this visit mark the beginning of further cooperation in the near future between these two institutions. Besides Prof. Syukri Salleh, the meeting was also attended by the Director of Centre for Innovation and Productivity in Public Administration (PIPPA), Dr. Haji Musa Ali, ISDEV Deputy Director, Dr. Zakaria Bahari, ISDEV lecturers, Dr. Mohd Shukri Hanapi and Dr. Fadzila Azni Ahmad, ISDEV Statistician, Encik Aziz Tahar as well as ISDEV ASTS (Academic Staff Training Scheme) holders.