Karachi: Pakistan’s Fifth Islamic Finance Expo & Conference will be held on 21 of April 2016 at a local hotel in Karachi. Chairman SECP Zafar Hijazi will be the Chief Guest in the inaugural ceremony. President KCCI Younus Muhammad Bashir and Deputy Governor SBP Mr. Saeed Ahmed will also grace the occasion. The theme of the conference is Transforming Strategies to Revitalize Growth: Forging the Next Phase of Progress for Islamic Finance in Asia.
This was informed by Mehmood Tareen, founder and CEO of The Professionals Network after a meeting with local journalists. This will be an annual national gathering of practitioners, scholars and experts to discuss and share their knowledge, expertise and experience on the principles, instruments and issues related to Islamic finance. Islamic Finance Expo and Conference IFEC 2016 will showcase all the industry players with their products and services to learn more about the offerings for the masses of Pakistan as well as Corporate and business schools and business houses.
Various Shariah sessions will be arranged by the Leading Shariah Advisors and Scholars along with the Islamic finance professionals and business practitioners. On the Day of the event a strategic level Conference is planned, discussing “the Growth of Islamic finance business and takaful industry with its Strategic outlook”. Islamic Banks, Takaful, Asset Management Companies, Modarbah and various business houses practicing shariah compliant operations in doing business will also be a part of the Conference.
The conference will also include the Strategic Shariah discussion by the leading Scholars and industry experts for the clarification of issues and highlighting the awareness in corporate as well as industry players.
This event will be a key initiative in creating the mass awareness of Islamic Finance industry and Islamic business practices in all the levels of masses and will be attended by the banking and corporate professionals, entrepreneurs, industrialists, high net worth individuals, corporate customers, students of various age groups and the most importantly the general public.