LAHORE: The fourth Global Islamic Microfinance Forum will be held in Dubai to apply new standards in international Islamic microfinance organisations. The purpose of the forum is to generate new standards, deal with Shariah-related issues, provide capacity-building and empower manpower into this industry. The discussions will include the role of information technology in Islamic microfinance industry, rural development, Islamic micro-insurance, employment opportunities, and micro-entrepreneur. The forum, to be held on November 1, is organised by the Al-Huda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics (CIBE) and delegates from 25 countries are participating in the event.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 28th, 2014.
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