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Royal Award for Abdul Halim

NEW STRAITS TIMES ONLINE, 3rd September 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Former banker, Datuk Dr Abdul Halim Ismail was named the recipient of the prestigious Royal Award for Islamic Finance last night, for his role in establishing the organisational structure and operating procedures of the country’s first Islamic bank in 1983.

Dr Abdul Halim, the first Malay-sian to receive the award, walked away with a medallion, a certificate of recognition and US$250,000 (RM792, 500).

The award was presented by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah at a gala dinner, here, held in conjunction with the Global Islamic Finance Forum (GIFF) 2014. Read More →