His Excellency Dr Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, Director General of I-SESCO, who is also the Secretary General of the Federation of the universities of the Islamic World, FUIW, also made a visit to Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali, UNISSA.
His Excellency was welcomed by Doctor Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal, Rector of UNISSA. The visit, among others things aimed to strengthen and promote the cooperation between member countries of FUIW, including Brunei Darussalam, in the research fields of education, science, culture and communications. UNISSA's membership in FUIW since last year has strengthened relations, particularly in efforts to enhance the level of scientific research in all fields, exchange of views as well as fulfilling the requirement of developing Islamic civilisations. During the visit, Doctor Haji Norarfan also expressed his deepest gratitude and thanks to His Excellency for his efforts in fighting for the credibility of the Arabic language and Islamic civilisation at international level. His Excellency has contribute greatly to the success of Arabic language and Islamic Civilisation teaching in higher education institutions in member countries. During the visit, His Excellency was awarded as the first recipient of the "Excellent leadership in Arabic and Islamic Civilisation" award from UNISSA, for his outstanding contribution and commitment to the advancement of teaching and learning of Arabic and Islamic Culture and Civilisation.
Source: Radio Television Brunei