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Boost for Islamic art and calligraphy

Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (Yayasan) and Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) yesterday.

Permanent Secretary (Planning, Land Use and Environment) at the Ministry of Development Dr Nor Imtihan binti Haji Abdul Razak as Acting Managing Director of Yayasan and Rector of UNISSA Dr Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal were guests of honour at the signing ceremony held at the Centre of Islamic Calligraphy and Arts Studies of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah.

The MoU is aimed at boosting cooperation in Islamic art and calligraphy through training programmes and workshops as well as encouraging collaboration in teaching and learning, publishing exchanges and research collaborations. It also intends to elevate and preserve Islamic calligraphy among the youth. – Rokiah Mahmud

Permanent Secretary (Planning, Land Use and Environment) at the Ministry of Development Dr Nor Imtihan binti Haji Abdul Razak and Rector of Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali Dr Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal at the signing ceremony. PHOTO: MUIZ MATDANI
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