COLOMBO – The All University Muslim Students’ Association (AUMSA) embarked on a diplomatic endeavor by meeting with the High Commissioner of Malaysia in Sri Lanka Badli Hisham Adam the primary agenda was to extend an invitation to the upcoming Arunodaya event, a collaborative effort between AUMSA and the Nida Foundation. The meeting was held on Thursday November 30 at the Embassy premises.
Arunodaya, set to unfold in the 16th Of December, aims to enhance coexistence among religions. At the heart of this initiative is the promotion of Islamic values to foster understanding and dispel misconceptions. Central to the event is a dynamic question and answer session, providing a platform for communities to engage in dialogue and bridge the gaps created by religious unfamiliarity.
During the meeting, various topics were discussed, showcasing AUMSA’s engagement in both local and global affairs. The Malaysian Government’s scholarship opportunities for Sri Lankan undergraduates emerged as a focal point, underlining AUMSA’s commitment to facilitating educational opportunities.
The conversation also delved into pressing global issues, with a spotlight on the ongoing conflict in Palestine and Israel. AUMSA demonstrated a keen interest in world economic matters, reflecting the organization’s dedication to understanding broader socio-economic matters.
Representing AUMSA the President Hammaad Zuhaim and Vice President A.H.F. Hasna, the Colombo University Muslim Majlis President Halid Kamal, were present at the meeting.
The meeting offered a glimpse into AUMSA’s current initiatives and provided a platform to outline future plans. This proactive approach exemplifies the organization’s commitment to fostering cultural understanding and actively participating in global conversations.