Mumbai: (Maeeshat News Network)
Dr Shariq Nisar Former fellow Harvard University, USA is ready to glitter once again by nominated in honorary awards in Islamic finance domain from Islamic Finance Forum of South Asia. He is the first person to receive such awards from India. Dr Shariq Nisar earned his PhD in Economics specializing in Islamic Finance from AMU, Aligarh and being the torch bearer for Islamic banking in India since past decade. He has structured Islamic finance courses for various universities and colleges and the architect of BSE TASIS Shariah50 index and has also been invited to speak on Islamic banking, finance, capital market and microfinance in various countries including USA, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Iran and UAE etc.
Sri Lanka is all set to make history by hosting first “Islamic Finance Forum of South Asia” which is scheduled on 26 July. This two day episode will witness the participation of regional luminaries in the domain, counting delegates from Pakistan, Maldives, India and Bangladesh as well as professionals from Kuwait, UAE, Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and USA.
The industry steadily displaying growth over past few decades. Speakers and panelists from over a dozen countries will shed light on a variety of topics, including ways Islamic Finance could assist countries in their development programs.
A panel discussion in the name of “Spotlight on Maldives” will also be held, to shed light on the country’s accomplishment since the introduction of Islamic Finance. Maldives Centre for Islamic Finance (MCIF) is also a strategic partner of the Islamic Finance Forum of South Asia.
MCIF’s Chairperson Dr. Aishath Muneeza said “the opportunities in the Maldives’ Islamic Finance sector will be advertised through the forum and will help push towards making the country an Islamic Finance hub.