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Islamic bankers from 10 APAC to gather in Kuala Lumpur this July

13/05/2010 09:30:00 PM GMT 

Malaysia, with an Islamic banking sector of about $43 billion, has been a pioneer in Islamic finance in Southeast Asia where as philippines, Singapore and Thailand have relatively small Islamic banking sectors, matching the smaller Muslim populations in these countries.

The Malaysian government has recently made the announcement that it will introduce several key measures to support the speedy development of Islamic finance. The announcement has been welcomed by the Islamic financial industry.

Malaysian prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak confirmed in his 2010 budget speech that the government is to extend existing tax incentives for Islamic finance for another five years.

Fleming Gulf announces the inaugural Asia Islamic Banking Conference in supported by Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC) initiative on 5-7 July 2010 at Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia. Leaders from key Islamic Financial institutions from Malaysia, Singapore, India, philippines, pakistan, Turkey, Indonesia, Japan, U.A.E, U.K and U.S.A, will discuss the following:

  • Key topics

Islamic Banking Opportunities in Asia : Focus Japan

Indonesian Islamic Banking Expansion

Creating and sustaining talents in Islamic Banking

Islamic Treasury product Development

Islamic Microfinance: Balancing between Business and Social Responsibility

Risk Management In Islamic Banking&&

Hear From the Key Speakers and panellists&

Dr. Muliaman D. Hadad, Bank Indonesia , Deputy Governor

Ahmad Hizzad Baharuddin, Bank Negara Malaysia, Director-Islamic Banking and Takaful Department

Badlisyah Abdul Ghani, CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Azrulnizam Abdul Aziz, Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad, Chief Executive Officer

Shri K. Rahman Khan, Rajya Sabha, Government of India, Hon'ble Deputy Chairman

Jamelah Jamaluddin, Kuwait Finance House (Malaysia) Berhad, Chief Executive Officer

Fozia Amanulla, EONCAp Islamic Bank Berhad, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director

Syed Tariq Husain, Emirates Global Islamic Bank Limited pakistan, president and CEO

Etsuaki Yoshida, Japan Bank for International Cooperation

prasanna Seshachellam, DFSA, Associate Director, Supervision

Dr. Necdet Sensoy, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Member of the Board

Datuk Mohamed Azahari bin Mohamed Kamil, Asian Finance Bank Berhad, Chief Executive Officer

The event is also supported by Asian Bankers Association, Bahrain Association of Banks, International Compliance Association and International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance.

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