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Sukuk-Waqf as an efficient model for PPP in Muslim countries

The need for growing infrastructure project is a crucial component of the growth equation for any country. However, states cannot afford taking big investment project alone anymore due to budget const...
RAGHIBI Abdessamad | April 21, 2017

Malaysia — New Silicon Valley for the Global Islamic Digital Economy

Malaysia is rising as a digital hub and more people should pay attention. Kuala Lumpur — The world’s first Digital Free Zone Initiative was announced. The news was announced by Jack Ma, P...
Abd Elmohaimen Mansi | April 25, 2017

What is Riba? The Islamic Finance Show on Islam Channel

What is Riba?  The Islamic Finance Show on Islam Channel
Salaam all.  After falling into apathy on social media, I have resolved to try harder.  Well, middle age is tough you know!  I like leather-bound notebooks, manual gearsticks and b...
Harris Irfan | April 21, 2017

Maqasid al Shariah with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Maqasid al Shariah with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
 As always, I would like to thank you all for returning to this page. Your feedback and encouragement are a constant source of inspiration to me.  This month I would like to focus on an ar...
Daud Vicary | March 02, 2017

Why interest charges are forbidden in Islamic banking?

Why interest charges are forbidden in Islamic banking?
Why interest charges are forbidden in Islamic banking? By Dr Hanudin Amin Beginning 1983, banking business in Malaysia had witnessed a new development of Islamic banking where interest (riba) was ba...
Dr Hanudin Amin | January 07, 2017

Part V: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking

Part V: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking
  During the last few decades, the Islamic Banking industry witnessed a sustained growth that resulted the total asset size exceeding over two trillion dollars. Now the Islamic Banking is no l...
Mabroor Mahmood | February 09, 2017

Part IV: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking

Part IV: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking
During the last few decades, the Islamic Banking industry witnessed a sustained growth that resulted the total asset size exceeding over two trillion dollars. Now the Islamic Banking is no longer an...
Mabroor Mahmood | January 31, 2017

Sustainable Impact: “Into the Great Wide Open"

Sustainable Impact: “Into the Great Wide Open"
Once again, I would like to thank you all for returning to this page. I have very much enjoyed reading your comments and feedback during the last few weeks.  This month I would like to focus on...
Daud Vicary | January 20, 2017

Part III: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking

Part III: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking
  During the last few decades, the Islamic Banking industry witnessed a sustained growth that resulted the total asset size exceeding over two trillion dollars. Now the Islamic Banking is no l...
Mabroor Mahmood | January 19, 2017

Part II: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking

Part II: Six Factors Driving the Future of Islamic Banking
During the last few decades, the Islamic Banking industry witnessed a sustained growth that resulted the total asset size exceeding over two trillion dollars. Now the Islamic Banking is no longer an...
Mabroor Mahmood | January 11, 2017