On Thursday, 2nd March 2017, Dr. Ai Kawamura, a Research Fellow from Kyoto University, Japan visited University College of Bahrain (UCB). Dr. Kawamura is on her research trip to Bahrain to explore legal and regulatory framework for Islamic Financial Institutions in the kingdom.
At UCB, Dr. Kawamura met Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat, Head of Business Administration and Humanities Department and Dr. Nandita Sengupta, Chairperson of the Academic Research Committee. During the meeting, all parties have identified several areas of cooperation that can be further explored between Kyoto University and UCB especially in the areas of research of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance.
Dr. Kawamura will bring the results of the meeting to her superior in Kyoto University for further necessary steps to be taken in order to materialize the cooperation. Dr. Hidayat and Dr. Sengupta are grateful with Dr. Kawamura's visit and look forward to cooperating with Kyoto University, Japan in the near future.