IIUM Lecturer Receives King Faisal International Prize 2018 Award

Last update: 12/01/2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 12 (Bernama) -- International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) lecturer Prof Dr Irwandi Jaswir has been awarded the King Faisal International Prize 2018 for his contribution to Islam through the field of science.

The Deputy Dean (Academics, Publication and Research) of UIAM's International Institute for Halal Research and Training (Inhart) was announced as the winner of the award by the selection committee yesterday, IIUM said in a statement here, today.

According to IIUM, Irwandi, 48, who hails from Medan, Indonesia "is well known in halal research covering the services, food and consumer goods sectors."

"This award is one of the highest recognitions for his contribution through IIUM in the field of Halal Technology and Science Development," said the statement.....