1st July, 2015 – the Modern Islamic Institution, Al-‘Abaqirah, which was launched recently, is the first modern Islamic institution in the Federal territory under management of MAIWP.
The establishment of this institution is the platform for MAIWP to produce young scholars that is specialized in both world and hereafter knowledge. The students will go through 4 years of learning process, based on the book of Thurah, combined with Islamic regulations, originative of religion, preaching as well as academic subjects.
YB Major General Dato’ Seri Jamil Khir bin Haji Baharom (B), a Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, who also the chairman of MAIWP is the one who launched the Modern Islamic Institution, Al-‘Abaqirah
“MAIWP hoped that this institution will rejuvenate the strength of Islamic Thurah system and generating specialist in various fields and also master the religious teachings that can observe and resolve any current issues,” he said.
Alongside with him, was YBhg. Datuk Haji Zainal Abidin bin Jaffar, Chief Executive Officer of MAIWP, YBhg. Datuk Othman bin Mustapha, Had Director of JAKIM, and also YBhg. Sahibus Samahah Datuk Dr. Zulkifli bin Mohamad Al-Bakri, the Federal territory’s Mufti.