KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 10 (Bernama) --
The Association of Islamic Banking and Financial Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM), the Malaysian Takaful Association (MTA) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), will be jointly organising the inaugural business engagement programme entitled “Islamic Finance Rendezvous Series” (IFRS) at Eastin Hotel, Pulau Pinang on 14 January 2019. The event will be officiated by the Chief Minister of Penang, YAB Tuan Chow Kon Yeow.
IFRS targets more than 200 Multi-National Companies (MNCs) and Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to participate in this event. An exciting programme has been lined-up to provide greater insights and understanding on financial products and services offered by Islamic banks and takaful operators through panel discussion, knowledge sharing and business matching sessions.
The business matching sessions serve as a platform for participating companies to seek advise from the Islamic banks and takaful operators on solutions for their financial and protection needs, as well as for the wellbeing of their businesses.
The event will begin from 8.30 a.m. until 4.30 p.m. Participants can enjoy interactive sessions and visit more than 25 booths of Islamic banks, takaful operators and collaborators.
For registration and more information on the event, please contact AIBIM at 03-20268002 or MTA at 03-20318160.About AIBIM
The Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) was established in 1996 as the Association of Interest Free Banking Institutions Malaysia. Currently, AIBIM has 26 member banks. The organisation promotes sound Islamic banking system and practice in Malaysia; represents interest of members locally and abroad; provides advice and assistance to members pertinent in the development on Islamic banking and finance at local, regional and global level; coordinates human capital development initiatives, and promotes public awareness. MEDIA INQUIRIES, PLEASE CONTACT: Name: Ratna Sha’erah Kamaludin
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Malaysian Takaful Industry: At a glance
Malaysian Takaful Association (MTA) was established on November 2002 under the Societies Act 1966. It is a trade association representing all 17 licensed Takaful and Retakaful operators in the country. The objectives and the powers of MTA are to promote the interests of its members and to lead and supervise the exercise of self-regulation within the Takaful industry. The current Family Takaful penetration rate is at 15%
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Malaysian Takaful Association
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No. 4, Jalan Sultan Sulaiman
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