IIUI RECTOR, PRESIDENT REPRESENT VARSITY IN INT’L MOOT ON ISLAMIC ARTS IN EGYPT
Rector International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) Dr. Masoom Yasinzai and President of IIUI Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh participated in a two-day international conference on “Cultural and Civilizational Heritage between Tradition and Modernity in Islamic Art.”
The two day moot was organized by the Arab Society of Arts and Islamic Civilization, in collaboration with the Al Maktoum Foundation and ISESCO and in cooperation with the prime minister’s office (Egypt), in Sharm El-Sheikh city of Egypt. The conference was aimed at providing an opportunity for scientists, philosophers and writers to conduct research that revals the treasures and humanitarian values of the Arab and Islamic civilizations.
Participation of IIUI leadership was part of its efforts to present message of the university through international forum by creating goodwill for the university and disseminating its message across the world.
The conference was largely attended by leading academic figures hailing from various Muslim countries. The IIUI President apprised participants of the role of IIUI for the service of Islam and Muslims. He informed about activities of the IIUI specially in strengthening the Arabic and Islamic civilization. He also told that Department of Islamic Arts and Architecture at the university is working on the goals and objectives quite relevant to the topic of conference as it’s a significant platform for young creative minds of Muslim Ummah which (department) is playing pivotal role in Pakistan.
The IIUI President was of the opinion that participation of IIUI leadership in the moot and such other relevant constructive activities would bring fruits for Pakistan in general and the university in particular.