Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidri meets president IIUI


Senate Deputy Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidri called on President International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) on Wednesday at Faisal Masjid campus of the university.
Issues of mutual interest were discussed in the meeting. Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidri said that IIUI is an important institution of Muslim world which is working for dissemination of Islam’s message of peace and serving Muslim Ummah. He hoped that IIUI would acquire heights of progress with more pace in the leadership of Dr. Al-Draiweesh.
Talking about the Pak-Saudi relations, Deputy Chairman of Upper House said that both countries have strong brotherly ties and people of both countries have immense love for each other. He also hailed IIUI for taking practical measures to provide scholarships to bright and deserving students. He also appreciated that university has arranged conferences on inter-faith harmony and moderation and its Shariah and Dawah academies arranging comprehensive training courses.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Al-Draiweesh briefed Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidri about goals and objectives of IIUI and also apprised about faculties and constituent units of university. Dr. Al-Draiweesh reiterated his resolve that introducing young minds with Islamic teachings is core objective of university. He told that university is keen for bilateral educational ties with national and international universities and it has signed various MoUs of cooperation. He added that through bilateral cooperation campaign 11 new Egyptian teachers have joined IIUI from Al-Azhar, while more would join the varsity in near future.