Study on Waqf and Waqf resources mulled

Study on Waqf and Waqf resources mulled

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Dhaka – A two day long International Workshop on `Revival of Waqf for Socio-Economic Development’ held on 4-5 November 2017 at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel Dhaka.Islamic Research and Training Institute of Islamic Development Bank, Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited and Centre for Zakat Management jointly organized the program.
Researchers, scholars and experts from Bangladesh, Brunei, Indonesia, Japan, KSA, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States will participate the workshop. Lt. Gen.(Rtd.) Nooruddin Khan, former minister was present in the concluding ceremony as chief guest on Sunday.
The program was Presided over by Arastoo Khan, Chairman of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited while Dr. Khalifa Mohammed Ali, Senior Economist of Islamic Research and Training Institute addressed the welcome speech. Mohammed Mohsin, Chairman, Salahuddin Kasem Khan, Executive Chairman of South East Economic Cooperation Foundation and AKM Nurul Fazal Bulbul Vice Chairman, Islamic Banks Consultative Forum addressed the program as special guests. Dr. Mohammad Ayub Miah, Chief Executive Officer of Center for Zakat Management presented an overview of the Workshop.
The Scholars in the two day’s workshop recommended to conduct study and research on Waqf in the country, measure the Waqf resources around the country, formation of Waqf Foundation in personal and institutional level, modernization of Waqf related laws and regulations, utilization of the prospect of Waqf in poverty alleviation, conducting effective drive for raising awareness about Cash Waqf and immovable property among the well off society. – Press release

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