|Da’wah Centre for Women (DCW) of International l Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) would arrange Hajj training program for women Pilgrims on Tuesday, August 04.
The one-day training program would commence at 09.00 am at Lecture Hall, Dawah Centre for Women, sector, H-10, Islamabad. A large number of female Pilgrims of twin cities would participate in the program.
|Mother of Dr Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh, President International Islamic University (IIU) passed away in Saudi Arabia after protracted illness.
She breathed her last in Al-Zulfi (city of Saudi Arabia). Her funeral prayers in absentia were offered in new campus and Faisal Masjid campus of university after Jumma prayer. Acting President IIU Dr. Mohammad Bashir Khan, Director General Administration IIU Gulzar Ahmed Khwaja and large number of academicians, administrative officers, staff and students offered funeral prayers in absentia.
Rector IIUI Dr Masoom Yasinzai and other high ups of university have expressed grief and sorrow over the death of President IIUI’s mother. In his message, Dr Masoom has said university stands with family of Dr. Al-Draiweesh in this hour of grief. Dr. Bashir Khan, while expressing grief over sad demise prayed for eternal peace of departed soul.
|Ali Tariq, consultant, editor at Iqbal International Institute for Research and Dialogue (IRD) of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) has been selected for Interfaith Programme Summer School 2015 at University of Cambridge, UK, where he will represent Pakistan.
Ali Tariq is the only researcher from Pakistan who will be among an international group of emerging religious leaders from Muslim, Christian, and Jewish backgrounds. These fellow students will come from across the world, including a group of participants from the Sultanate of Oman, a key supporter of the programme, as well as students from Indonesia, Yemen, Nigeria, Palestine, Sweden, Singapore and the UK. The program will commence from July29 and end on August 14 of this year.
The Summer School is an intensive period of immersion in inter-faith and cross-cultural encounter, with a focus on practical peace-making and conflict-transformation. It will explore some of the resources that each tradition offers for peaceful and serious engagement with the others, and look for the forms of coexistence and friendship that are possible between traditions that remain distinct and different.