By: Ahmed Alhaj (Site Admin)
Khartoum, Sudan (Sudanow)- a three day Forum on microfinance has been launched in Khartoum to where experts will exchange experience about implementation of the pioneering financial field in each of Sudan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Oman, and Bangladesh.
Sudan’s Center of Studies of Islam and contemporary World, in Collaboration with the Malaysia-based Global Innovation Training Center organized a form on Islamic Microfinance Forum (SUDAN), which kicked off in Khartoum on Tuesday the 21st of February and goes through the 23rd of February in Khartoum, attracting high level professionals from Sudan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Oman and Bangladesh , to compare experience in this innovative and fast growing domain of the funding system that target poor segments of the community.
Experts from Indonesia, Malaysia, Oman, Bangladesh have started comparing their experience in this domain with that of the Sudan. With the opening remarks of the director of the Islamic studies Dr Sadiq Ali and that of ustaz Abdul Mutaal Mohamed, and the blessing of the state Minister for Human Resources, Hiba Mahmoud, participants listened to remarks by Mr. Mohamed Salih Ali - Head Policy and Regulations Department, at the Bank of the Sudan, Sudan’s Central Bank.
The main papers of the day included a presentation on Malaysian experience on Islamic Micro financing, by the well known Malaysian expert in the domain, Dr. Norbaiti Binti Rahmat, the Manager Micro financing Department Bank Rakyat Malaysia who presented an interesting and stimulating lecture about the background, experience and challenges that face the micro finance in her country, with active participation from the audience..
The second paper on Indonesian experience on Islamic Micro financing, was presented by Dr. Raditya Sukmana - Department of Islamic Economics, Faculty of Economics, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia The forum will listen on Wednesday to the Bangladesh and the Sudan in the same domain as well as that of the sultanate of Oman.
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