Prof. Abdullah bin Omar Bafil, President of Umm Al-Qura University (UQU), received a delegation of Omdurman Islamic University (OIU) in Sudan at his office today. The delegation was headed by Dr. Ghulamuddin Othman Adam, Head of the University Council. In addition, it was membered by Dr. Hussein Abbas Hussein, OIU President, Dr. Ismael Othman Muhammad Al-Mahy, University Council Member, as well as Dr. Azhary Ubaid Aburrish, OIU Vice-President. On the other hand, this was in the presence of Dr. Thamer Al-Harby, UQU Vice-President for Graduate Studies, Dr. Faisal Ghazzawy, Dean of the College of Da’wah (Islamic Call) and Fundamentals of Religion, as well as Dr. Ghazy Al-Otaiby, Dean of the College of Sharia and Islamic Studies. During the meeting, cooperation in scientific, research and academic domains was discussed.
At the beginning of the meeting, Prof. Bafil welcomed the delegation. He reviewed the scientific, academic, research and societal achievements of the scientific and theoretical colleges in UQU. He also said that UQU was unique, due to its distinguished scientific and Sharia colleges and specialized institutes and centers. In addition, he confirmed that UQU continuously gained support and concern from the wise leadership (May Allah support it!). Moreover, he pointed out that the management of UQU was seeking distinction in all its programs. He also explained that the meeting was within the framework of scientific and academic cooperation, concern with scientific and knowledge-based communication, and discussion of ways to cooperate with different universities.
For their part, the delegation members hailed the role of UQU, its departments and colleges, scientific facilities, and distinguished classrooms in various disciplines and domains. They also expressed happiness with the facilities and equipment they saw at UQU.
At the end of the meeting, the President of UQU honored the delegation of OIU which handed him a souvenir in return.