Muzaffar Syah Mallow
On 7 February 2017, the Faculty of Syariah & Law (FSU), Universiti Sians Islam Malaysia (USIM) had the privilege to organize a special talk delivered by the guest speaker Professor Jasser Auda from the Maqasid Institute, London. The talked title was on “Maqasid Al-Shariah for the Integration of Aqli and Naqli” and was jointly organized with the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia. The guest speaker highlighted the importance of human beings as the ummah of the Qur’an, and that a deep contemplation of the Qur’an could shape the Muslim mind. The talked was carried out at the Senate Hall, USIM Chance lorry Building and was attended by the faculty staffs and the university Vice Chancellor, namely Professor Dato' Dr. Musa Ahmad. The session also witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between FSU and Maqasid Institute, London for long term cooperation and engagement in the future between the faculty, university and the respective institute.