THE LEGAL AID DEPARTMENT SHARES THE CONCERN OF AIKOL TO COLLABORATE AND TO INCREASE LEGAL AID SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Date : 29 November 2021
Reported by : AREEJ BINTI TORLA
Category : News
Gombak, 23 November 2021. Tuan Za’im bin Md Yudin, the Deputy Director General (Shari’ah), leads a delegation from the Legal Aid Department for a third a meeting with Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (AIKOL) leads by Prof Farid Sufian Shuaib, the Dean.
This is a follow-up meeting from the second meeting between the two agencies on 21st January 2020.
Unfortunately, most of the programmes formulated in the second meeting with Tuan Wan Jeffry bin Kassim, who was then the Deputy Director General (Civil), were halted by the restrictions imposed under the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the third meeting attended by the Puan Zuraidah binti Ayob and Tuan Saharuddin bin Selamat from the Legal Aid Department, and by Puan Shahnaz Zuriati Sabri, the Head of the Legal Practice Department, Dr Shukriah Mohd Sheriff, the Coordinator for IIUM Legal Advisory Services, and Tuan Ibrahim Ismail, the Course Coordinator for the Clinical Legal Education, the delegation from the Legal Aid Department bring the message from Tuan Wan Jeffry bin Kassim, the Director General, to move speedily to implement the agreed collaboration with modification considering the revised normal.
For the first meeting with the Legal Aid Department, see https://www.iium.edu.my/news/the-legal-aid-department-jbg-will-assist-aikols-legal-aid-services