IDEAS Poster Competition

03 May, 2019: IBA Department of Finance and IBA CEIF organized IDEAS Poster Competition which provided undergraduate and graduate students of Islamic Banking and Finance a platform to share innovative ideas in Islamic Finance. The innovative ideas presented by students targeted, Islamic Finance Awareness, Financial Inclusion through Islamic Banking Product Development, Islamic Banking Entrepreneurship, Takaful Industry, Sukuk and Waqf.

The event was emceed by Alisha Salman and recitation of the Holy Quran was done by Ghulam Muhammad Mustafa, undergraduate students at IBA. An esteemed panel of guests judged the competition and gave feedback to students on their respective ideas. The panel included: Mr. Ghulam Shabbir - Senior Joint Director, Islamic Banking Department, State Bank of Pakistan, Mr. Ahmed Ali Siddiqui - Director, CEIF and SEVP & Head, Product Development & Shariah Compliance, Meezan Bank Ltd., Mr. Farhan Kazi - Head Shariah Compliance, Standard Chartered Saadiq, Mr. Zubair Haider Shaikh – Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Dubai Islamic Bank and Mr. Rizwan Hussain – Managing Director & CEO, Takaful Pakistan Ltd. This activity was an effort towards enhancing industry-university synergy.