Thursday, November 13, 2014


A proud moment - the 11 RISDEV PhD graduates with ISDEV lecturers and distinguished guests.
Sticking to the tradition of ISDEV, an ISDEV Graduation Ceremony was held on Wednesday afternoon, 5 November 2014 in honour of 11 RISDEV (ISDEV Postgraduate Research Mode) students' convocation.

With the help of ISDEV Associate Members (ABI), the high-tea reception was held at the Dewan Lantai Seni, Kompleks Cahaya Siswa, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Dr Mohd Syakir (left) receiving his certificate from ISDEV Advisory Council Member Yang Mulia Pehin Orang Kaya Lela Dato Seri Laila Jasa Haji Awang Abdul Rahman Haji Abdul Karim (centre) while ISDEV Director Prof Syukri looks on (right).
All the 11 RISDEV Graduates received their graduation certificates from ISDEV as well as a plague each from ISDEV as a sign of appreciation for completing their study in Islamic Development Management at the highest echelon of formal academic studies, the Doctor of Philosophy level (by Research).

Dr. Raziah, accompanied by her husband (left), receiving her certificate from Yang Mulia Pehin. 
At the same time, 10 of them also received the ‘Outstanding PhD Thesis Award’ in recognition of their excellence in academic writing. The certificates and awards were presented by ISDEV distinguished guest of the day, Executive Director of Abdul Razak Holdings (ARH), Brunei Darussalam-cum-ISDEV Advisory Council Member, Yang Mulia Pehin Orang Kaya Lela Dato Seri Laila Jasa Haji Awang Abdul Rahman Haji Abdul Karim.

One for the album - a group photo of the 11 PhD graduates with ISDEV distinguished guests, ISDEV lecturers
and their family members.
Besides the award presentation ceremony, the graduates also took a group photos with ISDEV lecturers and distinguish guests as well as their family members.

A jubilant Dr Mohd Syakir with his beloved wife, son and family members
Graduating students also took the opportunity to bring their parents, loved ones and relatives to join in the celebration of excellence and get acquainted with ISDEV fraternity.

 (From right to left) Dr Zakaria, Tuan Haji Bujang, Pehin, Prof Syukri and Dr Nasri chatting before the beginning of the occasion
Also present were ISDEV Director Prof Muhammad Syukri Salleh, ISDEV Deputy Director Dr. Zakaria Bahari, ISDEV lecturers comprising of Dr. Mohd Shukri Hanapi, Dr. Fadzila Azni Ahmad, Dr. Zahri Hamat, the Brunei Times Group Editor-in-Chief Tuan Haji Bujang Haji Masu'ut, ISDEV Research Fellow from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Dr. Nasri Naiimi, ISDEV Research Officers as well as ISDEV supporting staff.

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