|NUS President Meets the Secretary General
Wednesday 10 December 2008
|Mr. Streeting informed Dr. Bari how much the NUS value its close and continued relations with the MCB.
The President of National Union of Students (NUS) Mr Wes Streeting paid a visit to the MCB office on Monday the 9th December 08 to meet Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari, Secretary General of The Muslim Council of Britain.
Mr. Streeting informed Dr. Bari how much the NUS value its close and continued relations with the MCB. He also appreciated the pivotal role played by the Federation of Students' Islamic Societies (FOSIS), a national affiliate of the MCB, in the affairs of the NUS.
Dr Bari briefed Mr Streeting regarding the work carried out by the MCB and more importantly it's Youth Committee. He assured the NUS president that MCB Youth Committee will encourage other MCB youth affiliates to work with the NUS on issues that affect Muslims and their fellow students in HE institutions.
Discussion then moved on to practical steps to further improve the partnership between the MCB and the NUS and the importance of empowering Muslim student's and youth organisations at this crucial juncture of our national life.