On April 8 2012, five hundred spectators filled the auditorium of the Pusat Islam Grand Hall, Kuala Lumpur, to witness the launch of the Malaysian edition of Lejla Demiri’s book ‘A Common Word: Text and Reflections: A Resource for Parishes and Mosques’, which is being distributed to key Muslim and Christian organisations throughout Malaysia. The edition is published in Malaysia by As-Sofa University jointly with Fajr Symphony Bhd.
Presiding over the event was H.H. Tunku Ali Rehauddin Ibni Tuanku Muhriz. Also in attendance were Dato’ Syeikh Muhammad Fuad Bin Kamaludin Al-Maliki (Chair of As-Sofa University, Seremban), Habib Ali Zain al-Abidin al-Jifri (Abu Dhabi), Dr Faruq Hamadah (Abu Dhabi), Professor Abdul Razak Alsa’adi (Jordan), Dr Abdul Mun’im Al-Ghumari (Morocco), and other leading scholars. The event was held jointly with the International Seminar ‘Insights from the Prophetic Legacy for Higher Education and Research’ hosted by As-Sofa University.