Testimonials

Muhammad Fayaz Ramzan, Student & Khateeb at Mississauga, Ontario

Attended: Islamic Banking for Khateeb-e-Masajid - 19th September, 2017

"The program was very beneficial. "

Faraz Arif - VP, Head of Marketing and Research - Arif Habib Dolment REIT

Attended: Application of Real Estate Indices in IFIs - 29th August, 2017

"I thought the course was quite useful, there were a a lot of things I was not personally aware of. The gaps were filled perfectly fine"

Muhammad Javaid Ismail - Director, Financial Stability, State Bank of Pakistan

Attended: Application of Real Estate Indices in IFIs - 29th August, 2017

"It was very interesting, especially it facilitated in enhancing our understanding of the Real Estate Indices and most importantly how these indices can be applied for real estate and housing financing by IFIs"

Qazi Shahan Ul Haq - Product Manager - Faysal Bank

Attended: Application of Real Estate Indices in IFIs - 29th August, 2017

"IBA CEIF's best thing is that every individual, whether they are from the Islamic Banking Industry on not, is taken from the grassroots level so that they don't feel like they are missing out"

Syed Adnan Ali Rizvi - VP, Head of Investments - Arif Habib Dolment REIT

Attended: Application of Real Estate Indices in IFIs - 29th August, 2017

"We had a wonderful session on the real estate price indices and its application on various models that can be used in IFIs"

Faisal Latif Abbasi - Assistant Director - SBP

Attended: Application of Real Estate Indices in IFIs - 29th August, 2017

"Today's course was a very beneficial one. It gave us the real inside information about hour REIs are developed around the world further it also gave us the insight about the performance of the real estate sector towards the economy"

Muhammad Sadiq Ansari - Joint Director - State Bank of Pakistan

Attended: Application of Real Estate Indices in IFIs -29th August, 2017

"This course is very useful in the sense that it gives the real flavour that how Real Estate Indices can be used in various dimensions"

Ali Wasif - CFO, Maldives Islamic Bank

Attended: Treasury Management For Islamic Banks (1st and 2nd August, 2017)

Taimoor Saleem - Officer Islamic Banking Treasury, Habib Metrobolitan Sirat

Attended: Treasury Management For Islamic Banks (1st and 2nd August, 2017)

Ahmed Shah Khattak - Head of Product, Habib Metrobolitan Sirat

Attended: Treasury Management For Islamic Banks (1st and 2nd August, 2017)

Syed Burhan Ali - EVP Projects and Treasury, Arif Habib Dolmen REIT

Attended: Treasury Management For Islamic Banks (1st and 2nd August, 2017)

Mr. Tariq Aziz Lasi - Assistant Accountant General, AG Singh

Attended: Shariah Compliant Financing Solutions for Businesses and Corporates

"I found this course very informative. I recommend that this course should be given to government organizations also so that they should structure their organizations in a Shariah Compliant way."

Mr. Abdul Qadir - CFO, Ismail Industries

Attended: Shariah Compliant Financing Solutions for Businesses and Corporates

"I think that this sessions is wonderful."

Mr. Amanullah Sheikh - Corporate Head (South), Meezan Bank

Attended: Shariah Compliant Financing Solutions for Businesses and Corporates

"Overall, very nicely designed course, content was relevant and since its being done from the IBA platform, the facilities were outstanding. Hopefully IBA will continue to run these courses and we from the industry will benefit from it."

Mr. Muhammad Basit Younus - Manager Treasury, Al-Abbas Sugar Mills

Attended: Shariah Compliant Financing Solutions for Businesses and Corporates

"My experience so far has been excellent. From the learning point of view, it's really amazing, so practically it was very feasible and knowledgeable."

Ms. Sadaf Wajahat - Habib Bank Limited

Attended: Introduction to Islamic Finance

"Its a very good experience, teachers are very good and knowledgeable, and the environment is fantastic"

Ms. Shumaila Shaikh - Habib Bank Limited

Attended: Introduction to Islamic Finance

"I am really glad I took this course as it helped me understand the concept, modes and use of Islamic Financing, its a very interactive course and trainers are very knowledgable"

Mr. Tanzeel Ajmal - State Bank of Pakistan

Attended: Introduction to Islamic Finance

"The Course was very comprehensive and covered every area of Islamic Finance"

Dr. Ali Raza Khan - Associate Professor, NED University of Engineering & Technology

Attended: Introduction to Islamic Finance

"I found everything was very important for my academic career and this is a fantastic course on Islamic Finance"

Mr. Asfandyar Khan - State Bank of Pakistan

Attended: Introduction to Islamic Finance

"This Course is a great overview of the subject, and while a lot of topics are covered, it really sort of makes you understand what the difference between conventional and Islamic banks are."

Mr. Muhammad Junaid - IFFCO Pakistan

Attended: Introduction to Islamic Finance

"The course was excellent. Learnt a lot of things regarding Islamic Finance. When I came in I was unclear about a lot of things and my objective for coming to the course has been completely achieved"

Mr. Mujtaba Jamal - MJLA Legal, Lahore

Attended: Introduction to Islamic Finance

"The course is very beneficial in understanding of Islamic Finance concepts and the structuring of different products and I was able to understand key religious business and regulatory aspects"

Mr. Moazzam Ahmed Farooqui – Branch Manager Standard Chartered Bank

Attended: Product Development: Innovation and Challenges in Islamic Consumer Financing - 24th March, 2017)

"We've gotten new ideas to launch new product and I think its a very beneficial course for the bankers, especially Islamic Bankers and needs to be done in the future as well"

Mr. Karim Alam – Joint Director, IBD, State Bank of Pakistan

Attended: Product Development: Innovation and Challenges in Islamic Consumer Financing - 24th March, 2017)

"It has been a very good program so far, especially we got to know about the products available in the UAE market regarding Consumer Financing"

Mr. Syed Azfar Hasan Jafarey – Head Liability Products – Faisal Bank

Attended: Product Development: Innovation and Challenges in Islamic Consumer Financing - 24th March, 2017)

"Great content, and course like these should be offered again so that awareness increases as its a growing market"

Mr. Muhammad Sajjid – Portfolio Manager, Punjab Pension Funds

Attended: Roadmap for Achieving Shariah Compliance

Ms. Ward Rasool – IDB, State Bank of Pakistan

Attended: Roadmap for Achieving Shariah Compliance for Listed Companies - 31st March

"I found the session very informative and a great platform to engage with industry experts and gain knowledge which is practical and useful"

Dr. Ali Zaidi – Independent Research, Japan

Attended: Roadmap for Achieving Shariah Compliance for Listed Companies - 31st March

"It was a very informative workshop"

Mr. Usman Siddiqui - Product Manager, HBL

Attended: Islamic Capital Markets & Sukuk - 26 & 27 Feb, 2017

"I believe if these type of workshops keep happening on a regular basis then we will have a very informed and groomed workforce which will serve the Islamic industry"

Mr. Muhammad Junaid Ghori - Joint Director, SECP

Attended: Islamic Capital Markets & Sukuk - 26 & 27 Feb, 2017

"This (workshop) has a number of distinctive features in it, primarily the knowledge of the trainer, Dr. Hatim, he has covered the global Sukuk market in quite depth"

Dr. Muhammad Arshad - Ministry of Finance

Attended: Islamic Capital Markets & Sukuk - 26 & 27 Feb, 2017

"It gives me an opportunity to learn how industry is working, and what is the need of the industry, and what is the need of the regulator"

Mr. Mohammad Shoaib - CEO, Al-Meezan Investment Management

Attended: International Forum on "Unlocking Islamic Finance Potential in CPEC and Beyond"

"We had a good round of speakers who talked about the different Initiatives and different opportunities which CPEC provides..."

Mr. Zain Ali Jafri - Head Interbank, Silk Bank

Attended: Treasury Management for Islamic Banks

"It was an extremely interactive experience, as far as Islamic Fraternity is concerned especially when using jargon and Islamic banking Products"

Ms. Bushra Haqqi - Product Manager, Silk Bank

Treasury Management for Islamic Banks

"A lot of new concepts which I wasn't aware of I've learnt today particularly about Bai Muajjal, and I've learnt a lot of new jargon which are very important from Shariah Audit perspective"

Mr. Syed Hassan Raza - Assistant Director, State Bank of Pakistan

Attended: Treasury Management for Islamic Banks

"It has been a fascinating experience over here (at CEIF), there were a lot of new things and a lot of old things that gained clarity"

Mr. Kafeel Zehri - Manager, Novatex Limited

Attended: Introduction to Islamic Finance

"The course was helpful in answering the questions faced by the industry, looking forward that IBA CEIF offers such courses in future"

Mr. Jamil Ur Rehman - Deputy Director, State Bank of Pakistan

Attended: Introduction to Islamic Finance

"Thanks to IBA CEIF for delivering quality knowledge on Islamic Finance"