Research Center for Islamic Economics (IKAM) Executive Board Member, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Necmettin Kızılkaya visited Malaysia during 25th and 29th May 2018. Dr. Kızılkaya visited important organizations, institutions and university departments associated with Islamic Economics and Finance in Malaysia. These included organizations namely ICIFE, INCEIF, ISRA, INHART and KENMS department at IIUM.
During this visit ideas were about current projects of both IKAM and ICIFE and potential for future cooperation between them. A discussion for potential of joint research and projects took place in a conducive environment in a meeting between Dr. Kızılkaya and Dr. Azmi Omar from INCEIF. In sittings with teams from International Institute of Halal Research & Training (INHART), International Council of Islamic Finance Educators (ICIFE), International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) and Kulliyah of Economics & Management Sciences (KENMS) at IIUM constructive discussions took place while ideas were exchanged and need for continuity of similar visits between organisations sharing common objectives was reiterated.