A group of delegations led by a professor of the International Islamic University in Malaysia, PhD Haslina binti Hassan, visited the Faculty of Oriental Studies of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.
The International Islamic University of Malaysia was founded on May 23, 1983 with the support of the Government of Malaysia and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as the most advanced Islamic university in the world. The International Islamic University (UIAM) is located in the Gombak district of the state of Selengor, thirteen kilometers from the capital of Kuala Lumpur, and is famous for its extensive library fund and research centers. Currently, the university has 14 faculties and undergraduate specialties working with various programs. The university also trains qualified specialists in master's and doctoral programs.
Professor Haslina binti Hassan, Dr. Nizam bin Abdulaziz attended the reception of the Dean of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, PhD Paltore Yktiyar Moldatoreuly and shared their views on the relevance of education and science in the field of Oriental studies at two universities, including the importance and priorities of teaching Arabic, about future joint research and the possibilities of organizing a common event.
The Malaysian delegation also met with the professors and students of the Department of Middle East and South Asia of the Faculty of Oriental Studies and shared information about the organization of the educational process in Malaysian universities and getting scholarships from the state, including international grants for foreign students. They also talked about research centers and structural units within the walls of the International Islamic University, designed to train Orientalists (fluent in Arabic) and the conditions created for foreign students. At the end of the meeting, the guests answered questions posed by students of the faculty of oriental studies.
A Malaysian orientalist-scientist, PhD Haslina binti Hassan, told students in the Arabic department of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, who are interested in learning Arabic and literature in Malaysia, about best practices in training Orientalists and about opportunities for improving knowledge and sharing experiences at the International Islamic University of Malaysia. In turn, she wished all young students studying the Oriental language success and good luck in their future life.