8th Islamic Finance Expo and Conference
25th July, 2019: Dr. Huma Baqai, Associate Dean, and Dr. Irum Saba, Program Director- MS Islamic Banking and Finance, enthusiastically participated in the 8th Islamic Finance Expo and Conference- organized on the theme of “Islamic Banking and Finance: way forward to the Riyasat e Madina”. Mr. Farrukh H. Sabzwari, Chairman, Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan, were the Chief Guest for the event. And Key-Note Address was by Syed Samar Husnain, Executive Director Development Finance Group, State Bank of Pakistan, and Mr. Irfan Siddiqui, President and CEO, Meezan Bank Ltd.
Dr. Huma Baqai, was the moderator of a session on “Islamic Banking 2025 – Challenges and Opportunities”, during the session there was discussion on various topic, such as Awareness about Islamic banking, Digitalization of banking, Sukuk issuance, and SME Financing. The panelist for the session were, Mr. Irfan Siddiqui, President and CEO, Meezan Bank Ltd, Syed Amir Ali, President and CEO, Bank Islami Pakistan Ltd., Mr Yousaf Hussain, President and CEO, Faysal Bank Ltd, and Mr. Zubair Haider Shaikh, Head of Corporate & Investment Banking, Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan Ltd.
Dr. Irum Saba, was the moderator of a session on “Leading in a Disruptive World: Revolutionizing Islamic Finance” during the session discussion was focused on fintech and digitalization in financial sector. The Panelist for the session were, Mr. Khuram Jamshed – Head of Digital Products, Bank Alfalah Limited, Mr. Syed Adnan Ali, CEO APPS, Mr. Zeeshan Afzal, Global CEO SAF, Director Sadaqat & Managing Director C 100 Think Tank, Mr. Mehmood Kapurwala, Group CEO, Avanza, and Mr. Kashif Nisar, Head of Products & Shariah Structuring, Bank Islami Pakistan Limited.
IBA –CEIF, also has the honor of being Knowledge Partner for the 8th Islamic Finance Expo and Conference