Report to support SDGs in IBF unveiled

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The Islamic Finance Council UK(UKIFC), in partnership with Malaysia- based International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), has launched the first report to assist and encourage active engagement in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the global Islamic finance sector. The UKIFC advisory board member, Richard de Belder in a press statement issued yesterday in Abuja said UKIFC firmly believes that the Shari’ah principles which underpin Islamic finance make the sector well positioned to lead in promoting the SDGs to achieve global economic and social justice combined with sustainability. —Agencies