Turning to Islamic Finance for Meeting Development Goals – I

It was the year 2006. It was my maiden assignment at the Islamic Development Bank to explore and take stock of the nascent Islamic microfinance sector. Microfinance had caught the fancy of developers and policymakers across the globe including my employer with the Nobel award for peace for that year going to Dr. Muhammad Yunus…

Role of IsDB in Developing Zakat Sector

Keynote speech delivered by Dr Mohammed Obaidullah, Lead Research Economist, IRTI, IsDB at the World Zakat Forum International Conference at Melaka, Malaysia on December 05, 2018 Bismillahi-ir-Rahmani-ir-Raheem. Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu It is a source of immense pleasure for me to observe the World Zakat Forum scale new heights…

World Zakat Forum 2018 Emphasizes on Accountability

The World Zakat Forum International Conference Melaka Resolution 2018 A Call to Strengthen Global Zakat Cooperation As a global zakat movement platform, World Zakat Forum (WZF) has a role to improve accountability of zakat management and cooperation in the effort to increase the welfare of Ummah, including combating poverty. Therefore, with the grace of Allah, the…