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 →

Finance Accrediation Agency Workshop

Finance Accrediation Agency Workshop
Date: 14 August 2014
Time: 9 am
Venue: Dewan Senat, KUIS Read More →


Date : 16 July 2014
Venue : Meeting Room, IRCIEF 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).

The objectives are: Read More →