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Meezan Bank awards student

By our correspondents
April 05, 2016

KARACHI: In an effort to support the development of the Islamic finance research industry, Meezan Bank rewarded Raheel Jawed, student of Institute of Business Administration (IBA), for securing the first position in the ‘Islamic Banking and Finance’ course.

Jawed was awarded with a cash award by Irfan Siddiqui, President and CEO, Meezan Bank at a prize distribution ceremony organised at the bank’s head office last week.

Siddiqui praised the institute for its valuable contribution to Islamic finance education. The move is part of the bank’s efforts to encourage participation and interest of emerging and new talent in Islamic banking and finance.

Referring to the recent activities at IBA-CEIF (Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance), a joint effort of Meezan Bank and IBA, Siddiqui said the centre was positioned and capable of leading the way forward, developing outstanding leaders who could deliver exceptional Islamic banking services and contribute to the industry at large.