Vincent Kwo Shih Kang, President of Malaysian Financial Planning Council
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 (Bernama) --
Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC) is honoured to once again receive the prestigious award from the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA), as Best Islamic Wealth Management Qualification 2020 for the Shariah Registered Financial Planner (RFP) Programme. The 10th GIFA Awards Ceremony was held in Islamabad, Pakistan earlier today in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Arif Alvi, President of Pakistan as the Chief Guest of the ceremony.
The award honours MFPC in achieving outstanding progress for the year in Shariah Financial Planning education. MFPC’s Learning Management System (LMS) allow potential global participants to easily access MFPC’s modules, providing learning experiences that are adapted to individual learners. As the interest for Islamic financial services keeps on developing locally and universally, MFPC has been improvising its content to serve both the local and international markets. MFPC's digital improvement of the Registered Shariah Financial Planner has positively been a move in the right direction as part of our effort for Malaysia to be an Islamic Finance center of the world.
Vincent Kwo, President of Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC) highlighted that, ‘It is a great honour to receive the Best Islamic Wealth Management Qualification 2020 for 3 years in a row, which is indicative that the quality of our programme is relevant in the market. After rolling out the LMS this year, we are sure we could promulgate the Shariah RFP not to regional countries but also globally. The programmes are actively evolving, and we hope that these changes of timely updates and changing percentage of the content such as Islamic Wealth Management and Takaful could contribute greatly to the development of Islamic finance world. MFPC is blessed to receive this recognition, especially at time like this.”
One of the MFPC's missions is to elevate financial literacy proficiency of all Malaysians and being aware that Takaful is one important element in order to attain financial well-being. Islamic finance and Takaful contributes positively and substantially to the Malaysian economy.
MFPC have partnered with various stakeholders in the finance spectrum to provide relevant education and partnerships for the goals which is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), SDGs 4 and SDGs 17. Central to MFPC’s existence is collaborations with relevant agencies, mapping a way forward for Malaysians to be beneficiaries of our Shariah RFP programme. We hope these contributions will ensure the public will be able to better manage their income, savings, investments and plan for the unintended through acquiring basic Islamic financial literacy knowledge.
The award by GIFA is indicative that MFPC is committed to promote and advocate Islamic banking and finance. This recognition will be a further determinant for the Council to be undertake more initiatives in the Islamic finance spectrum.SOURCE: Malaysian Financial Planning Council
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