LAUNCHING OF INSMAQ, MOU AND MAQASID LECTURE
The launching of the Institute of Maqasid Shariah (INSMAQ) by YB Tuan Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, Chairman of the Selangor State Education, Human Capital Development, Science, Technology and Innovation Committee on 6th February, 2017 at the Pro-Chancellor Hall, University Selangor, Shah Alam was held as an effort to introduce INSMAQ to UNISEL community and the public and its function in developing the knowledge of Islamic law across all disciplines in life.
UNISEL has taken this initiative upon realizing that the university is able to contribute its knowledge and expertise, especially in terms of understanding the concept of shariah to the society in general and the state of Selangor specifically. INSMAQ will organize activities, training and research to help the public understand Islam as a religion and guide them towards becoming a knowledgeable and wise society.
Along with the launching was the MOU Signing between the Malaysian Institute of Maqasid (MIM) and UNISEL Centre of Excellence (COE) which includes cooperation in carrying out research and studies, organizing joint seminars and conferences, mobilizing publication and translation of the great works and introducing short-term courses related to Islamic jurisprudence and social.
In conjunction with the MOU Signing, an inaugural lecture entitled “Education Empowerment from the Maqasid Perspective” was delivered by Professor Dr. Jasser Auda to an audience of more than 300 people.