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    UiTMLaw Collaborates With Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad to Empower the Community with Legal Literacy

    On 11 May 2024, the Faculty of Law Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTMLaw) hosted a one-day program in collaboration with Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (BIMB) aimed at fostering awareness of Islamic law application in Malaysia among secondary school students. The event welcomed 39 students from Sekolah Agama Menengah Tinggi Sultan Hisamuddin Klang, Selangor. The program, facilitated by UiTMLaw lecturers and Shariah lawyer, featured informative sessions on the application of Islamic law in Malaysia. Activities included interactive discussions, interview sessions, quizzes, and a mock trial simulating a Shariah court scenario skillfully presented by final-year UiTMLaw students.

    Mohd Zikri Mohd Shairy, Senior Vice President of BIMB Group Social Finance, in officiating the program, highlighted that the initiative resonated with their social finance agenda, reflecting an investment in the intellectual development of Malaysia’s youth to foster a brighter future. The program underscores UiTMLaw’s commitment to community engagement beyond traditional classroom boundaries, showcasing its dedication to sharing knowledge and enriching local communities. The participants’ positive feedback was a testament to the program’s success, with many noting its significant contribution to their understanding of Islamic law in Malaysia and its relevance to their future academic pursuits at the tertiary level.