Two-day second Islamic Finance Conference from 20th

To promote awareness and facilitate the growth of the Islamic financial system, the 2nd Islamic Finance Expo and Conference will be held at Marriott Hotel, Karachi, on June 20 and 21. This was announced by Naeem Qureshi, Chairman Organising Committee, and Mehmood Tareen, the Project Head, while addressing media men and organising committee.

This event is being held in collaboration with Publicity Channel, Modarbah Association of Pakistan, Khabeer Financial Services, leading Islamic banks, and prominent financial institutions. Prior to the conference, general awareness sessions for the public will be held, in which entry will be free of cost. Talking about the conference and Shariah sessions by leading experts, Naeem Qureshi said that on June 20, Islamic financial institutions would exhibit their products and services in an all day-expo. Awareness sessions for the general public would be held on the same day, which people from all walks of life can attend. Senior provincial minister Sirajul Haq will inaugurate the session.

He will also be the chief guest of the 'meet the Shariah advisors session'. Well-known religious scholar Mufti Rafi Usmani, Atif Bajwa, CEO Bank Al Falah, Ahsan Bilgrami, CEO Bank Islami, Muhammad Imran Usmani, Shariah Advisor Meezan Bank, and renowned religious scholar Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman will also address on the occasion. On the second day of the conference, Qazi Abdul Muqtadir, Deputy Governor State Bank, Dr Anees Ahmed, vice-chancellor Rafah University, Saleemullah, Head of Islamic Banking, State Bank, Faizan Memon (Habib Bank), Nusratullah Khan (UBL), Qazi Abdus Samad (Bank of Khyber), Mujib Baig (MCB),renowned industrialist S. M. Munir, Ibrahim Qasim, Dr Ishrat Hussain (IBA), Dr Junaid Ahmed, and Haroon Agar, President of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry will address the audience. The conference and expo has been supported by Bank Al Falah, UBL Ameen, MCB, Habib Bank, Meezan Bank, FWO Bank, and Bank of Khyber.

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