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WAQF: Gaining the trust for social economic sustainability

It gives me great pleasure to be here this morning, and to address this gathering of experts and proponents of waqf and Muslim endowments, which is a fascinating subject of real interest and importance to me. I would like to begin by applauding the Ministry of Higher Education and the University of Malaya on the establishment of a Chair devoted to waqf studies, which draws attention to the many facets of endowments in the Islamic tradition that can be explored and optimised for the advancement of society as a whole......................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)


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Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart. - Rumi

Humour Without Malice

Wang Pang, the son of Wang Anshi (a noted scholar and official of the Song dynasty) was playing at a friend's house, where there was a deer and river deer in a cage. The master of the house asked Wang Pang: "Can you tell which of the animals is a deer and which is a river deer?" Wang Pang, who was less than ten years old, was unable to distinguish the two. But he said: "The one next to the river deer is a deer, and the one next to the deer is a river deer."


One who acknowledges the virtue of an old man and honours him for his age, God will save him from the fright of the Day of Resurrection. Honouring a Muslim with white hair partakes in Glorifying the Majesty of God. (hadith)

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