UoS arranges seminar on Islamic finance


Cambridge Islamic Banking Master Workshop at Sargodha University highlighted the relevance of Islamic finance in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through impact financing.
A day-long workshop was organized by Noon Business School (NBS) to increase awareness and generate interest about the potential of Islamic finance and impact investing instruments, particularly by addressing the long-term investment, needs of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Cambridge Group of Companies United Kingdom Chairman Dr Humayun Dar, office-bearers of Chamber of Commerce Sargodha, faculty members and number of students attended the event.
Speakers suggested that specific workshops and training programmes should be designed for corporate customers, general public, scholars and government officials to create awareness of the products and services offered by Islamic banks.
There is desire among consumer to know more about Islamic banking and address some crucial questions,” speakers added.
They vowed to help young entrepreneurs, provide education to rural women and promote the programme-lending business model and adopting Islamic approach to social progress founded on the need for balanced development, which covers both material and spiritual development.
Delivering keynote speech, Dr Humayun Dar said that Islamic banking can play a key role in address the major challenges facing the country like poverty, income equality, regional disparity and illiteracy.–PR