ISLAMABAD: “Pakistan and Libya should strengthen bilateral relationship by exchanging knowledge and research through the universities of both the countries”, it was said by Mr. Justice Kamal B.A. Dhan, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Libya and Mr. Justice Nouredeen A. Al-Akrami, Judge Supreme Court of Libya while addressing to a reception in their honour in International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) here on Tuesday.
The other members of the delegation consist of Mr. Justice Saleh A.S. Abouzid, Judge, Mr. Justice Ramadan F.F. Beleil, Judge, Mr. Faud Muhamad Salem, Registrar, Supreme Court of Libya and Mr. Abbas S.M. Mezweigh, Chargé d’Affaires of Libya in Pakistan. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, Rector IIUI, Prof. Dr. Sahibzada Sajid ur Rehman, Acting President IIUI, Dr. Mumtaz Ahmad, Vice President (Academics) including deans, directors and faculty members of the university were also present on the occasion.
Dr. Kamal B.A Dhan said that 60 million peoples of Libya are connected with each other with relationship of devotion. They love Islam and it is strange that 10 million out of 60 millions are Huffaz.
Libya is in the process of transitional period and we are trying to improve all our institutions to meet the international standards. He appreciated the role of Pakistani community working in Libya and said that they are contributing phenomenally in the development of our country. He lauded the role of International Islamic University, Islamabad and admired its educational system.
Dr. Masoom Yasinzai said that it is an honour for IIUI to receive such a high level judicial delegation in International Islamic University, Islamabad. Such exchange of visits of delegations is a good tradition which enables us to share the experiences of each other and to understand the judicial and educational system of both countries.
Dr. Masoom said that IIUI has acquired good ranking due to the hard work of faculty members especially the Faculty of Shariah & Law which integrates Shariah and Law with the modern law. Upon the establishment of Islamic University in Libya Dr. Masoom said that IIUI will contribute to train human resource of Libya at the best universities of our country. In his concluding remarks Dr. Masoom said that we will be more than one step ahead to cooperate the people of Libya to establish strong ties between the two countries.
Earlier, welcoming the delegation Dr. Sahibzada Sajid ur Rehman briefed the delegation about the IIUI and said that IIU was established to educate not only Islamic but human and social sciences also.
Dr. Sajid ur Rehman said that through education and research the Muslim countries can come out of all the problems faced by them. At the end Dr. Yasinzai distributed shields among the honourable judges of Libya. The delegation of Libya also presented gifts to the high-ups of IIUI.