Dr Ishrat Husain honored by Pak-Qatar Takaful, IBA-CEIF
Pak-Qatar Takaful Group jointly hosted an event with IBA Center for Excellence in Islamic Finance (CEIF) to honor Dr Ishrat Husain, Advisor to the Prime Minister for Institutional Reforms & Austerity. Dr Ishrat is also former Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, and former Dean of Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi.
The Managing Director of Pak-Qatar Takaful, Mr. Said Gul, along with all renowned and prominent leaders of Islamic financial industry attended the event including CEOs, Shari’a Scholars, Regulators, and Practitioners.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Ishrat said, “It is my desire to see the Islamic Finance Industry to grow to 50% of the total financial industry and that every key player in attendance plays a vital role in achieving that target.”
The session was concluded as Mr. Said Gul, Mr. Jameel Ahmad, and Dr. Farrukh Iqbal, among others. Mr. Ahmed Ali Siddiqui, Director at IBA-CEIF, presented Dr. Ishrat Husain with a unique gift of old PKR currency notes with signatures of Dr. Ishrat as Governor State Bank of Pakistan in the year 2001.