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The International Seminar on Islam in Myanmar, with the special theme “Democratisation in Myanmar: Opportunities and Challenges for Its Muslim Community”, was jointly organised by IAIS Malaysia, the Myanmar Muslim Intellectual Forum (MMIF), the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) East Asia, the Regional Islamic Da’wah Council of Southeast Asia and the Pacific (RISEAP) and the Institute for the Study of the Ummah and Global Understanding (ISUGU). The speakers were Dr Maung Maung (Haji Mohammed Hussein; on the “Education of Myanmar Muslims in the Age of Globalisation”), Soe Myint Than (“Economic, Social and Welfare Position of Myanmar Muslims”) and Maulana Akbar Shah (U Tun Aung; on “The Future of Muslims Youths in Myanmar”) from Myanmar, and Ambassador Dato’ Mat Amir Jaafar from the Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
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