Apex Organization of the banks having Islamic operations in Bangladesh, Islamic Banks Consultative Forum (IBCF) organized a National seminar on “Welfare Banking & Cash Waqf” yesterday (11 May, 2019) at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka. Chairman of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission Prof. Dr. Khairul Hossain was present in the program as the chief guest while Chairman of Social Islami Bank, Professor Anwarul Azim Arif presides over the Seminar. The Vice Chairman of IBCF and Convener of Seminar Preparatory Committee AKM Nurul Fazal Bulbul was the moderator of the seminar.
Former adviser to the caretaker government and former chairman of NBR Abdul Abdul Muyeed Chowdhury, former state minister to the Foreign Affairs Abul Hasan Chowdhury, NBR’s former chairman Shah Abdul Hannan and Dr. Muhammad Abdul Mazid spoke on welfare banking and cash waqf in the seminar. The key-note paper was presented by Md. Mahbub Ul Alam, Managing Director & CEO of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited and discussed over by Dr. Mohammed Haider Ali Miah, Managing Director & CEO of EXIM Bank, Syed Waseque Md. Ali, Managing Director & CEO of First Security Islami Bank, Farman R Chowdhury, Managing Director & CEO of Al-Arafa Islami Bank. Economists, educationists, director and CEOs of different banks, Islamic scholars, business leaders and local elites were present in the program.