High Commissioner visits Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

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H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK visited the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) on 13 October 2015. He, together with the Ambassadors/High Commissioners of the Muslim countries, attended a tree plantation ceremony at The Prince of Wales Garden of the Centre.

On their arrival at the Centre, the Ambassadors and the High Commissioners were received by The Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, Mr Tim Stevenson OBE, The Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor Rae Humberstone, senior members of Oxford University and Director of the Centre, Dr Farhan Nizami CBE. The members of the Diplomatic Corps were given an insight into the progress and work of the Centre over the years. They were also given a tour of the newly constructed building.

The High Commissioner had a meaningful interaction with the members of the diplomatic fraternity present at the ceremony and discussed issues of mutual interest. He had an exchange of views on making connections with such centres of excellence for the future.

The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies provides a meeting point between the Islamic and Western worlds of learning. Through good scholarship it promotes a more informed understanding of Islam – its culture and civilisation. The Centre is committed to the advancement of academic excellence in teaching, research and publication. Its outreach activities sustain dialogue and promote mutual understanding at national and international levels.

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