He wrote a PhD thesis on the Philosophy of Islamic law in the University of Wales, UK, and a PhD thesis on systems analysis in the University of Waterloo, Canada, and a M. Jur. thesis on maqasid/purposes of the Shariah in the Islamic American University. Early in his life, he had studied Fiqh, Usul, hadith, Sunnah, and memorized the Quran.
Second on the left is Prof Dr Redzuan Othman. Expertise in Turkish history and politics.
A great discussion indeed with quite critical questions from the audiences though I find some of the questions did not worth mention. Anyway, there is no stupid question, one of my lecturer claimed.