Come this Wednesday 18 at 15:00 to our Lecture on “SHORT-TERM ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS” held by Professor Datuk Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim, Chief Executive Officer of the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation.
Professor Rifaat has an international reputation as a leader and authority in the Islamic financial services industry (IFSI) at both at the professional and the academic levels. He has played a pioneering role in the development of Islamic finance. His leadership in the setting of accounting, auditing, governance, Shari’ah and regulatory standards, as well as in the development of high quality short-term financial instruments to facilitate liquidity management for Islamic financial institutions, has been highly instrumental in establishing the position of the IFSI in the mainstream of global financial services.
In October 2012, Professor Rifaat assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer of the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM), an international organization established in October 2010 by central banks, monetary agencies and multilateral development organizations to facilitate liquidity management for Islamic financial institutions. Professor Rifaat’s contribution to the IFSI has been recognized by the many prestigious international awards that he has received during his career over three decades, which has been dedicated to high achievement in professional activities, as well as in research and academic work.
15:00 – Guests Reception
15:15 – Welcome words by Celia de Anca. Director of SCIEF and IE Center for Diversity
15:30 – Short-term Islamic Financial Instruments by Professor Datuk Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim. Chief Executive Officer – International Islamic Liquidity Management
16:15 – Networking coffee