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International Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance in Mauritius
November 22nd – 23rd, 2010
8:00 am to 9:00 am               Registration, Welcome, Registration & Recitation of Holy Quran
  • 9:00 am to 9:10 am

  • 9:10 am to 9:20 am

  • 9:20 am to 9:50 am

  • 9:50 am to 10:00 am
  • Opening Remarks from AlBaraka Multi-Purpose Corporation - Mauritius
  • Opening Remarks from MPS – Mauritius
  • Key Note Address by Governor of Bank of Mauritius (Central Bank of Mauritius) (or)
  • Key Note Address by Minister Of Finance And Economic Development, Mauritius (or)
  • Key Note Address by Chairperson The Financial Services Commission Mauritius (or)
  • Key Note Address by Chairman Mauritius Bankers Association, Mauritius
  • Vote of Thanks to Chief Guests by Mr. Zubair Mughal – Chief Executive Officer AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics - Pakistan

10:30 am to 10:50 am                                       Networking and Tea Break

Technical  Session - I:  Introduction to Islamic Banking and Finance

10:50 am to 12:45 am
  • Overview of Islamic banking and Finance worldwide
  • Introduction to Islamic financial products
  • Regulatory Framework of Islamic Banking and Finance in Mauritius
  • Islamic Banking & Finance in Mauritius - emerging opportunity
  • Islamic Leasing (Ijarah ) – A backbone of Islamic financial Sector. 

12:45 am to 1:45 pm                                                 Lunch and Prayer Break

Technical  Session - II: Shariah Supervision in Islamic Banking and Finance

1:45 pm to 2:45 pm
  • Shariah Supervision - A backbone for Islamic banking system.
  • Islamic banking products and their operational Mechanism according to Shariah Perspective.
  • Role of Shariah Audit, Shariah Certification & Shariah Review in Islamic Finance
  • Endeavour of Shariah Advisors for Development of Islamic Finance

Technical  Session -III:  Panel Discussion investment opportunities in Mauritius

2:45 pm to 3:45 pm
  • Investment opportunities on Islamic banking & Takaful in Mauritius 
  • Emerging trends of Islamic banking and finance in Mauritius.
  • How Mauritius Can play a vital role for the development of Islamic Banking and Financial Sector in Africa
  • How to attract International Islamic Financial Investors for Investment.

Technical  Session -IV:  Islamic Microfinance- A Tool of Poverty Alleviation

3:45 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Islamic Microfinance - A Tool of poverty Alleviation in Mauritius. 
  • International experiences and development of Islamic microfinance
  • How Waqf & Zakat can facilitate Islamic Microfinance Industry.
  • Challenges & Opportunities of Islamic Microfinance organizations.
  • MicroTakaful – A new concept towards the eradication of Poverty
  • Need of International Islamic Microfinance Network.

Day - I Ends

8:00 am to 8:30 am                                      Recitation of Holy Quran

Technical  Session - I :  Takaful ( Islamic Insurance )

8:30 am to 10:00 am
  • What is Takaful
  • How Takaful Industry can facilitate Islamic Financial Industry in Mauritius
  • Innovative Products of General & Family Takaful
  • Vastly growing trend of Takaful industry in Africa
  • Takaful Windows within conventional Insurance Companies
10:00 am to 10:45 am                                    Networking and Tea Break

Technical  Session – II : Panel Discussion (Shariah issues of Islamic Banking and Finance)

10:45 am to 12:45 pm
  • Role of Shariah advisory in Islamic banking and finance.
  • Shariah supervision through Regulators
  • Issues and Challenges faced by Mauritius Islamic Financial Industry.
  • Formation of Shariah board and Shariah vetting of Islamic financial products

12:45 am to 1:45 pm               Lunch and Prayer Break

Technical  Session – III:
Role of  Training and Education, HR, Accounting & I.T in Islamic Banking and Finance

1:45 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Role of Training & Education for the Development of Islamic Banking and Finance.
  • How I.T industry can Support Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Accounting and Auditing standards of Islamic Financial Institutions
  • HR challenges in Islamic Financial Industry.

Technical Session – IV: Sukuk, Islamic Fund & Islamic Capital Market

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Introduction to Sukuk ( Islamic Bond )
  • How Sukuk can facilitate Mauritius government for country development.
  • Asset based financing: A complete risk free solutions for international crisis
  • Structuring of Shariah Compliant Fund.
  • An Introduction to Islamic Capital Market
  • Shariah Indices and Innovative Ideas for Mauritius Stock Exchange

4:00 to 4:15 pm
  • Vote of Thanks by Mr. Zubair Mughal – Chief Executive Officer AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics - Pakistan

4:15 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Certificates & Souvenirs Distribution Ceremony
  • Concluding Address

Day - II Ends

For more info please send e-mail to
Amina Raza
Manager Corporate Communications

E-mail: amina.siddiqi@alhudacibe.com