Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for Health, recently visited Saudi Arabia and Egypt to advance positive developments in Singapore and Saudi Arabia’s bilateral relations.
The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) established the Research Programme in the Study of Muslim Communities of Success (RPCS) last year in preparation for the inaugural International Conference of Communities of Success (ICCOS). These are significant stepping stones in Muis’s efforts to create new bodies of knowledge to aid Muslims in navigating contemporary issues within diverse and secular societies, along with the Post-Graduate Certificate in Islam in Contemporary Societies (PCICS).
Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for Health, recently traveled to Saudi Arabia and Egypt. While there, he had the chance to meet with a number of religious figures, including Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif Bin AbdulAziz Al Sheikh, Saudi Arabia’s Minister for Religious Affairs, Call and Guidance, Hissein Brahim Taha, the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Dr. Shawki Ibrahim Allam, and the Grand Muf They had some really insightful conversations about how to improve our collaboration in developing our skills and religious thought leadership to deal with the complexity of today’s modern living challenges while also drawing from the powerful Islamic traditions.
They investigated potential academic and research collaborations with the RPCS program through a variety of platforms such as lectures, research projects, publications, round table discussions, and seminars.
It has been a successful journey for Masagos Zulkifli. Singapore and Saudi Arabia made good progress on Haj, found new partners to collaborate under the RPCS program, and discussed potential collaboration on social and family development issues. He is excited to collaborate with all distinguished partners for the benefit of the countries.
Sourced from Masagos Zulkifli’s official social media