Islamic banking is the next big thing

Islamic Banking

LAHORE: Due to mounting development of Islamic Banking and Finance in the country, International Financial Institutions have become more interested to invest in the field of Islamic Banking and Finance in Pakistan.

Keeping this interest in view, in order to provide in-depth understanding and awareness to investors about Islamic Financial industry in Pakistan, an international conference on Islamic fund and investment is going to start from 23rd April, 2012 at Local hotel(Avari Tower), in the Commercial and financial centre of Pakistan, Karachi, in which delegates from different countries like USA, UAE, Canada, UK, Bahrain, Malaysia etc. are participating. In the first day of conference, topics like Investment opportunities in Islamic Fund, Shari’ah Status of Islamic Fund, Islamic Brokerages, Stock Exchanges based on Shari’ah principles, Standards of Islamic Fund, Islamic indices etc.

would be discussed whereas a special workshop is being organized for the next two days in which the topics like Shari’ah standards of Islamic fund, international principles and marketing etc. would be discussed. International speakers like Kavilash Chawla, Managing Director, Nur Global Strategies, Chicago, U.S.A, Omar Farooq Kalair, President and CEO, Um Financial Group, Canada, Majid Siddique Dawood, Chief Executive Officer, Yasaar Ltd, United Kingdom, Dr. Zubair Usmani, Shariah Advisor, MCB Bank Limited, Karachi-Pakistan, Mir Muhammad Ali, Chief Executive Office, UBL Fund Managers Limited, Karachi-Pakistan, Qazi Abdul Samad, Shariah Advisor, The Bank of Khyber, Peshawar-Pakistan, Mohammad Shoaib, CFA – Chief Executive, Al Meezan Investment Management Ltd, Mr. Azeem Iqbal Pirani, Regional Manager, FWU Group, Mr. Nadeem Naqvi, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Karachi Stock Exchange and many more distinguish speakers are participating in this conference.