MEDIU Headquarters in Shah Alam Hosted Al-Madinah International University (MEDIU) 2nd University Council Meeting.
15th January, 2009
MEDIU Headquarters hosted a very honoured visitor, His Serene Highness Prince Dr. Bandar bin Salman bin Muhammad AlSaud, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and University Chairman as well as University Council delegation namely Dr. Abdul Bari Awwadh AlThobaiti, Imam and Speaker of The Prophet’s Mosque, Dr. Abdul Mohsin Abdullah AlMohaisin and Dr. Yahya Ibrahim A. AlYahya for its 2nd University Council Meeting on Tuesday evening, 13 January 2009. Other council members that were present are Datuk Dr. Zulkefli A.Hassan, Chief Secretary of Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, Dato’ Dr. Ismail bin Ibrahim, Former Malaysian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Dr. Mohammad Radzi bin Othman.
His Serene Highness Prince Dr. Bandar bin Salman bin Muhammad AlSaud and University Council delegation are on four-day official visit to Malaysia beginning 12 January 2009. Prince Dr.Bandar and the delegation arrived in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) at 1:00pm on 12 January 2009. Prince Dr. Bandar bin Salman and delegation arrival were greeted by His Excellency Mohamed Reda Abu Al-Hamayel, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Malaysia, Datuk Dr. Zulkefli A.Hassan, Chief Secretary of Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, Mohd. Yusoff Abu Bakar, Deputy Chief of Protocol for Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Khalifa Al-Tamimi, MEDIU’s Rector as well as MEDIU’s Senior Management, Dr. Ashraf bin Mohd Hashim and Dr. Ismail bin Abdullah.
The Prince and delegation visit to MEDIU Headquarters begins with a welcoming dinner at KL Tower hosted by Ministry of Higher Education on behalf of the Minister of Higher Education,Y.B Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khalid bin Nordin. During the four-day official visit, The Prince and delegation went for a courtesy visit to Y.B Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim, Selangor Chief Minister on 13 January 2009 at 4:00pm followed by a visit to His Royal Highness Sultan of Selangor, His Royal Highness Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Alhaj at Kayangan Palace, Shah Alam on 14 January 2009 at 11:00 am and to Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi at the Prime Minister’s Office in Putrajaya later in the evening.
Prince Dr.Bandar bin Salman and delegation bids farewell at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on 15 January 2009 at 3:00pm. Also accompanying the delegation return are His Excellency Mohamed Reda Abu Al-Hamayel, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Malaysia,Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Y.B Datur Ir.Hj.Idris bin Hj.Haron, Director General Department of Higher Education, Y.Bhg.Prof.Dato’Ir.Dr.Radin Umar bin Radin Sohadi and Prof. Dr. Mohammad Khalifa Al-Tamimi, MEDIU’s Rector.