First-Ever Training Accreditation Workshop in Pakistan conducted by Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA) in collaboration with Meezan Bank

June 6th, 2014

In order to provide a platform to entire industry of Islamic Banking, Meezan Bank welcomed the delegation of Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA), Malaysia at its Head Office for conducting the first-ever training accreditation workshop for Islamic Banking in Pakistan.

This workshop was attended by prominent bankers and Shariah scholars of many Islamic banks, Islamic bank window operations of conventional banks, Modaraba Association and academic professionals.

While conducting the workshop, Dr. Amat Taap – CEO FAA emphasized on the need of quality training in the Islamic Banking & Finance industry. He added that Pakistan is ranked as No. 1 in Islamic Finance education providers. He further briefed the audience on the importance, benefit and procedure of the proposed Finance Accreditation Program.

Mr. Ahmed Ali Siddiqui, EVP-Head of Product Development and Shariah Compliance (PDSC) – Meezan Bank, in his opening remarks stressed on the importance of capacity building as it is one the major challenges that Islamic Banking industry faces.

FAA in meezan

Seen in the photograph is Dr. Amat Taap, Chief Executive Officer- FAA while conducting the workshop.