Sunday, August 23, 2009

New members on Takaful Ikhlas committee

Takaful Ikhlas Sdn Bhd has has appointed Prof Madya Dr Shamsiah Mohamad (picture right) and Dr Muhammad Naim Omar (picture left) to its Shariah comittee effective April 1, the company announced in a statement released recently. They join Datuk Mohd Mokhtar Shafii, Datuk Nik Moustpha Nik Hassan and Prof Dr Ahmad Hidayat Buang.
Dr Shamsiah, an associate professor at the Islamic Academic Studies Department of University Malaya and an expert in fiqh muamalat, is also the Shariah advisor for the Standard Chartered Saadiq Bhd and the Security Commission. With a degree and Masters from University Malaya, she then received her PhD from University of Jordan.
Dr Muhammad Naim, an assistant professor of law studies at the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), obtained the Shariah Law degree from Al-Azhar University in 1992. In 1996, he received a Master degree from Cairo University in Shariah Law and later read a PhD at University of Wales, Lempeter. (The Malaysian Reserve, Aug 3, 2009, p32)