IBA CEIF organizes WIFF 2022 – Pakistan
KARACHI: The IBA Karachi Center of Excellence in Islamic Finance (IBA CEIF) is organizing the World Islamic Finance Forum (WIFF) 2022 at a local hotel on 30-31 May 2022.
To launch this event, a press conference was organized by IBA CEIF at IBA City Campus, Karachi, attended by Dr. S Akbar Zaidi, Executive Director of IBA, Dr. Ishrat Husain, Chairman of IBA CEIF, Mr. Ahmed Ali Siddiqui – Director of IBA CEIF, Irfan Chairman and CEO of Siddiqui Meezan Bank Limited, Yousaf Hussain – Chairman and CEO, Dr. Muhammad Imran Group Head of Islamic Banking Bank Alfalah Limited, Syed Nayyar Hussain Zaidi Executive Director Salaam Takaful Limited, Muhammad Irfan Ahmed – Head of Shariah Compliance – Bank Islami Pakistan Limited and Dr Irum Saba Associate Professor and MS IBF IBA Program Manager.
Dr. Irum Saba gave a keynote address followed by Dr. Zaidi who appreciated the efforts of the IBA CEIF as they play a leading role in integrating academics with industry practice in finance Islamic. Dr. Zaidi mentioned that more than 50 speakers from Malaysia, Qatar, UAE, USA, UK, France, Turkey, Bahrain and Pakistan will speak at the conference.
According to Dr. Ishrat Husain, WIFF 2022 will bring together industry leaders, Sharia scholars, policy makers, academics and students to provide solutions to existing challenges facing the Islamic finance industry. He further referred to the report by Moody’s International Credit Rating Agency which appreciated the efforts of the Islamic finance industry reflecting a growth of 24%.
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