Karachi: Pakistan’s fourth Islamic Finance Expo & Conference will be held on 22-23 April at a local hotel in Karachi. Chairman SECP Mr. Zafar Hijazi will inaugurate the Conference, Chief Secretary Sindh, Commissioner Karachi, AD IG and Mufti Muneeb Ur Rehman will be the Guest of Honor. The IFEC 2015, will serve as a gathering of practitioners, scholars and experts on Islamic Finance, who will join from all parts of Pakistan to discuss and share their expertise and experience on the principles, instruments and issues related to Islamic finance, informed by Ateeq Ur Rehman the spokes person of IFEC 2015.
He further states that Islamic Finance Expo and Conference 2015 will provide a platform to all the industry players to launch their products and services related to Islamic Finance, while a panel discussion on the development of Islamic Finance as a course in Pakistan’s well known business schools would also be held.
The event will play host to a strategic level conference on the “the Growth of Islamic finance business and Takaful industry with its Strategic outlook”. Discussion on Islamic Banking, Takaful, Asset Management, Modarbah and various other Shariah compliant operations will also be a part of the two days conference agenda. Prominent speakers are from State Bank, Meezan Bank, Bank Alfalah, Habib Bank, United Takaful Window, Pak Qatar Takaful, Silk Bank, UBL Ameen. Prominent speakers are Mr. Husain Lawai, Mufti Muneeb Ur Rehman, Mr. Yavar Moini, Director Islamic Banking SBP, Syed Samar Husnain, Director SBP, Mr. Fida Hussain Samoo, Commissioner Insurance division SECP, Mr. Ateeq Ur Rehman, Senior Financial Analyst, Mr. Mir Muhammad Ali, CEO, UBL Fund Managers, Mr. Mohammad Shoaib, CEO, Almeezan Investment, Dr.Muhammad Imran-Group Head Islamic Banking, UBL Ameen, Mr. Jawad Majid Khan- Group Head of Islamic Banking , Silk Bank Ltd, Mr. Rizwan Ata-Head Islamic Banking Group – Bank Alfalah Limited, Mr. Muhammad Raza-SEVP/Group Head Consumer Banking & Marketing, Mufti Najeeb Khan, Dr. Mufti Muhammad Zubair Usmani, Mufti Yahya Asim, Mufti Irshad Ahmed Ijaz, Mufti Zeeshan Abdul Aziz, Dr. Mufti Muhammad Imran Ashraf Usmani and many more. A strategic Shariah discussion would be held in the presence of leading Shariah Scholars and industry experts in order to clarify issues and find the best solutions.
The event is organize by “The Professionals Network” under the technical support from various regulatory authorities and experts of Islamic Finance Industry. The two days conference, will serve as a key initiative in creating a mass awareness about Islamic Finance industry and Islamic business practices and hopes to attract a diverse group of banking and corporate professionals, entrepreneurs, industrialists, high net worth individuals, corporate customers, students of various age groups and most importantly the general public.