Bangladesh Finance organizes a seminar on Islamic banking and finance

Bangladesh Finance Limited held a seminar on “A Primer in Islamic Banking and Finance” on Saturday.

Professor Dr. Mohammad Kabir Hassan, a professor in the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of New Orleans in the United States, attended the seminar as the keynote speaker, a press release said.

Md Kyser Hamid, Managing Director and Managing Director of Bangladesh Finance, chaired the seminar, which was moderated by Md Abu Yousuf, Head of Products and Member Secretary of the Islamic Wing.

The seminar kicked off after the welcome speech by Ahsanuzzaman Sujan, Group Head of Human Resources of Bangladesh Finance.

Abdul Awal Sarkar, member of the Sariah Supervisory Committee of Bangladesh Finance and former chief executive of Bangladesh Bank, also participated in the discussion.

Mohammad Kabir Hassan shared his experience with finance officials in Bangladesh.

The keynote speaker hoped that Islamic banking and finance would reach a new high in Bangladesh within a decade.

“Bangladesh Finance can leverage the huge potential of Islamic finance in Bangladesh,” added Mohammad Kabir Hassan.

Md Kyser Hamid said: “Bangladesh Finance Islamic Wing is working in the NBFI sector in Bangladesh in the hope of becoming a role model and a case study.”

“Islamic finance plays an important role in socio-economic development, implementation of SDGs, retail and SME sector through social finance and Shariah-compliant finance all over the world, including in Bangladesh,” added Md Kyser Hamid.

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