Visit of the General Director of the Islamic Cultural Centre in London
Within the programme of visits between Al-Furqān and the Islamic Cultural Centre in London, the General Director of the Centre, Dr. Ahmed al-Dubayan, paid a visit to the Foundation on the 8th August 2012.
He was received by the Managing Director of Al-Furqan, Mr Sali Shahsivari, and the Head of the Projects and Publications Department, Mr Mohammed Drioueche. Both parties looked at several subjects related to cultural activities that both institutions were undertaking. They also looked at methods for collaboration and organising joint events, such as lectures, seminars, symposiums and conferences. The meeting considered the importance of organising training courses in the field of the philosophy of Islamic law for Imams and students of Islamic studies, with the aim to raise and develop their abilities and skills in this area.
The Managing Director of Al-Furqān Foundation and the General Director of the Islamic Cultural Centre in London, Dr. Ahmed al-Dubayan
In turn, the Managing Director and the Head of the Projects and Publications Department of Al-Furqan visited the Islamic Cultural Centre on the 4th September 2012, where they were shown the facilities available in the Centre, such as its lecture halls, the seminar rooms, the exhibition space, as well as the library.
The General Director of the Islamic Cultural Centre, Dr. Ahmed al-Dubayan, said that the Centre will place all its administrative and logistic capabilities under the service of the Foundation. It would also include the possibility of Al-Furqān’s publications being sold at the Centre.
The Managing Director expressed his pleasure at having the meeting and his intention to agree a memorandum of understanding and co-operation that brings benefit to both institutions, as well as the academics and students it will reach out to.
The visiting party expressed its thanks and appreciation to the General Director of the Centre for the warm welcome and the support the Foundation received.