The Executive Council of the League of Islamic Universities headed by the Secretary General Dr. Gaafar Abdel Salam during its session on Wednesday 25/4/2018 decided to add Alexandria University to the executive council of the league as one of the 20 universities forming the council.

AU President Dr. Essam El Kurdi attended the meeting of the executive council followed the opening of the scientific conference organized by the university in collaboration with the league. The scientific conference is entitled "World need to activate the role of Islamic economy and finance".

It is worth to mention that the League of Islamic Universities has membership of 200 universities and scientific research institutions from all over the world. It also provides studies in Arabic in all Islamic sciences and scientific researches. 

 

The Minister of Awqaf Dr. Mokhtar Gomaa, Alexandria University President Dr. Essam El-Kordy and Secretary General of the League of Islamic Universities Dr. Gaafar Abdel Salam inaugurated the International Scientific Conference on the Role of Islamic Economics and Finance in Development. The conference was opened on Wednesday 25/4/2018 and organized by AU in cooperation with the League of Islamic Universities. The conference was held under auspices of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the President of the League Dr. Abdullah Al Turki.

The conference activities continued for three days 25-27 April 2018, with the participation of Dr. Sayed Al-Saifi; Dean of the Faculty of Commerce in addition to the presidents and vice presidents of universities, deans, faculty members guests from Islamic countries. The attendants discussed 25 researches from universities around the world to shed light on the tools of the Islamic economy and finance and its role in achieving suitable level of living for all society members and achieving the comprehensive economic development of Islamic countries.

In his speech, Dr. Mokhtar Gomaa praised the conference goal to find practical solutions to our contemporary issues. He stressed the necessity of activating the role of the League of Islamic Universities to confront extremism and radicalism and renew religious discourse through new reading and the realization of reason in our contemporary issues. The minister suggested reconsidering the current name of the League to become the League of Universities and Institutions of Islamic Countries and setting new criteria for accepting universities.

In his speech, Dr. Kordi pointed to the importance of the conference, which comes to express the world need to activate the role of Islamic economy and finance. He described the conference as a scientific event that brings together research and scientific opinions of researchers and professors from Arab and Islamic universities specialized in the fields of Islamic economics and finance. He also stressed the importance of other topics such as the Islamic Awqaf and its role in sustainable human development and supporting small projects to overcome poverty and unemployment and other topics that make this international conference an important addition to the scientific role of the League of Islamic Universities.

Dr. Sayed Al-Saifi; Dean of the Faculty of Commerce and Conference Rapporteur pointed out the policy of financial inclusion that the state is seeking to undertake that requires total financial and economic reforms through the Islamic banking base as the Islamic finance contributes to raising spending and diversifying sources of government revenues. He added that the conference comes in line with the vision of the Egyptian government in 2030. Dr. Al-Saifi thanked Alexandria University Council chaired by Dr. Essam El-Kurdi for adopting the faculty proposal to establish an Islamic Finance Center like the existing centers around the world.

In his speech, Dr. Rashed El-Alewy from Qassim University talked about the importance of the conference to activate the role of the Islamic economy and finance to find funding formulas compatible with the Islamic concept to solve the economic problems.

Dr. Gaafar Abdel Salam; the Secretary General of the League of Islamic Universities explained that the Islamic economy is a refuge for many economic problems as the conference discussed various topics in this regards.

 

Dr. Issam El-Kordi; President of Alexandria University, Dr. Hisham Gaber; Vice President of the university for Education and Student Affairs, congratulated Ahmed El Masry; student in the Faculty of Dentistry and player in the Egyptian Karate team for winning first place in the international Karate ranking on the website of the World Karate Federation. WKF For the month of April.

El Masry has won several regional and local Olympic medals and the most important of which was the gold medal and the first place in the championship of the World Karate League that was held in Dubai in February 2018. He was honored by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and was awarded the Order of Sports of the first degree.

He was also honored by Dr. Essam El-Kurdi in the celebration of the University's jubilee in last December, and honored again during the closing ceremony of the contest "Start with yourself ....You are the Beginning" organized by Alexandria University in cooperation with the Administrative Control Authority.

 

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The Supreme Council of Alexandria University branch in N'djamena-Chad held a meeting on Tuesday 26/4/2018 headed by Dr. Essam El Kurdi and attended by AU Vice President for N'Djamena branch and the Deans of the Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine. The Council approved assign professors from the two faculties to N'djamena Branch to address intensive courses for Chadian students.

* The Council approved the appointment of Dr. Mohamed Bahi El Din, General Coordinator of N'Djamena Branch and Dr. Ahmed Zein, Director of Research and Cooperation at the University of N'Djamena to develop a vision of establishing a farm for veterinary medicine and agriculture in the branch. .

* The Council discussed the provision of an Internet line by the Chadian side to broadcast the courses from Alexandria University to N'Djamena via video conference.

* The Council agreed to grant a full scholarship to the first and second students of the Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine in N'Djamena to study for Master degree in Alexandria University campus.
* The Council agreed to supply books and scientific references to the library of N'Djamena branch in cooperation with the project of Ambassadors of Knowledge of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

* Dr. Hisham Gaber; AU Vice President for Education and Students Affairs, highlighted the commitment of Alexandria University to train the students of Chad branch and to prepare cultural and educational programs for them.

 

The Executive Council of the League of Islamic Universities headed by the Secretary General Dr. Gaafar Abdel Salam during its session on Wednesday 25/4/2018 decided to add Alexandria University to the executive council of the league as one of the 20 universities forming the council.

AU President Dr. Essam El Kurdi attended the meeting of the executive council followed the opening of the scientific conference organized by the university in collaboration with the league. The scientific conference is entitled "World need to activate the role of Islamic economy and finance".

It is worth to mention that the League of Islamic Universities has membership of 200 universities and scientific research institutions from all over the world. It also provides studies in Arabic in all Islamic sciences and scientific researches.