Monday, October 12, 2009

CERT to hold Islamic Finance Forum 2009 next month

The Centre for Research and Training (CERT) is collaborating with the Malaysian Takaful Association, Messrs Hisham, Sobri & Kadir and the International Institute of Islamic Finance to host the 6th Kuala Lumpur Islamic Finance Forum (KLIFF) 2009 from Nov 2-6.
KLIFF 2009 aimed to be bigger and better with more participation from local, regional and international speakers and delegates with special interest in Islamic banking and finance. Various events will also be held in conjunction with KLIFF 2009 including the 5th International Convention on Takaful & Retakaful, the 4th KLIFF Shariah Forum and the KLIFF Awards, CERT said in a statement.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Razak is expected to officiate the forum. Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop is scheduled to officiate the Islamic Finance Awards while Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah will launch the Shariah Forum.
CERT said KLIFF 2009 is expected to gather a pool of industry experts to share their views and experiences in developing Islamic banking and finance around the globe.
Some 20 distinguished speakers will make their presentations such as Sheikh Nizam Yaquby of Bahrain, A Rushdi Siddiqui (Global Director, Islamic Finance Thomson Reuters), Dr Aznan Hasan (Shariah Advisor, Bank Negara Malaysia) and Dr Mohd Daud Bakar who is CEO of International Institute of Islamic Finance.

(The Malaysian Reserve, Oct 7, 2007)