Forum on 'Peace and Security: Islamic Perspectives'
(4 October 2011, Kuala Lumpur)
This one-day event highlighted Islamic teachings on ‘Peace and Security’. It was convened jointly by IAIS Malaysia and the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR) in Kuala Lumpur. Seven speakers addressed theoretical and pragmatic issues on how Islam conceives of peaceful relations within society and harmonious relations between nations. The opening and closing keynote addresses were made by Tun Abdullah Badawi, the former Prime Minister of Malaysia and Patron of IAIS, and Tan Sri Mohd Radzi Abdul Rahman, the Secretary General of Malaysia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.