June 13th, 2013
Officers from Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s first and largest Islamic bank visited the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for sharing insights on the development of the Islamic finance industry in Pakistan. Mr. Ahmed Ali Siddiqui, Executive Vice President and Mr. Suleman Muhammad Ali, Vice President from Meezan Bank attended this meeting with Mr. Daud Vicary Abdullah, President & CEO, Mr. Zainal Abdidin, Dy. Head – Certified Islamic Finance Professionals (CIFP) and Mr. Ezamshah Ismail, Head – CIFP from INCEIF.
The participants explored the possibilities of supporting each other for the benefit of the Islamic Finance industry throughout the globe. Mr. Ahmed offered support to INCEIF in form of case study development through visiting Meezan Bank and articleship placements to INCEIF students. Meezan Bank’s efforts in the field of education were acknowledged by INCEIF and the meeting concluded with an understanding to enter into collaboration in future.
Speaking at the session later on Shariah Compliance Mechanism of Islamic Banks that was attended by the senior management, faculty members and students of INCEIF, Mr. Ahmed Ali – Meezan Bank, highlighted Islamic Banking in Pakistan, especially the role of Meezan Bank in adhering to Shariah Compliance.