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2015 Quarterly Islamic Finance Public Lecture IRCIEF-IRTI

The Market Penetration of Islamic Banks: Trends and Challenges

International Research Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance (IRCIEF) in collaboration with Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) had organized the 2015 Quarterly Islamic Finance Public Lecture IRCIEF-IRTI on 29 April 2015 at Auditorium Said Ramadan Al-Buti, KUIS. The event was attended by more than 100 participants from various institutions of higher learning, representatives of Islamic financial instutions, government officials and students. Read More →

Roundtable Discussion on Ar-Rahnu Products

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON AR-RAHNU PRODUCTS:
A COLLABORATION BETWEEN IRCIEF AND BANK RAKYAT

Bank Rakyat in collaboration with International Research Centre of Islamic Economics and Finance (IRCIEF) KUIS had organised the Roundtable Discussion on Ar-Rahnu Products on 31 December 2014 at the Senate Hall, KUIS. The programme was attended by 11 panelists and 19 observers from Bank Rakyat, Bank Islam, ISRA, YAPEIM, UIAM and KUIS. Read More →

IRCIEF Leads Requirement Study Workshop for Sadaqah Instrument in Banking Industry Based on the Principles of Shariah

HORIZON – Buletin KUIS, Oktober 2014, Edisi 8

By: Ms Surianom Miskam (IRCIEF), KUIS

International Research Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance (IRCIEF) KUIS had organized a Requirement Study Workshop for Sadaqah Instrument in Banking Industry Based on the Principles of Shariah on 20 October 2014 and it was attended by 38 participants among academicians and members from the banking and finance industry in Malaysia. This workshop was the first step to realize the hope of the recipient of The Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2014, Dato’ Dr Abdul halim bin Ismail who was also the founder of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad to introduce Sadaqah as a product of Islamic banking. This hope was first expressed in his speech at the Global Islamic Finance Forum (GIFF) 2014 on 3 September 2014.
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IRCIEF pioneers Sadaqah studies, Hibah

Berita Harian, 21-Oktober-2014

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Baitul Sadaqa, a new financial instrument for the development of the ummah

BERITA HARIAN: Isnin, 20 Oktober 2014

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KAJANG: Sebuah pusat pengumpulan sedekah, wakaf dan hibah dikenali Baitul Sadaqah sedang dalam rumusan untuk penubuhan oleh sebuah badan pemikir di Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor (KUIS). Read More →

Call to set up sadaqah house

NEW STRAITS TIMES ONLINE, 5th September 2014

Zaidi Isham Ismail

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Islamic finance fraternity should consider a sadaqah (charity) house that provides products and services to collect various types of sadaqah, waqf (endowment) and hibah (gift payments) mainly from the private sector, and distribute these to the poor and the needy.

Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2014 recipient Datuk Dr Abdul Halim Ismail said the sadaqah house may be a foundation formed by the owner or a subsidiary company. Read More →

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 →

KUIS signs MOU with Islamic Development Bank (IDB)

Islamic Research and Training Institute, a member of Islamic Development Bank, signs MOU with International Islamic University College Selangor (KUIS) concerning International Research Centre of Islamic Economics and Finance (IRCIEF).

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