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Al Baraka 30th Symposium on the Islamic Economics

Wednesday and Thursday

5-6 Ramadan 1430H (Um-Alghurrah calendar)

26-27 August 2009

Hilton Hotel, Jeddah - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


The Symposium objectives
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The programme of Albaraka 30th Symposium for The Islamic Economics (pdf)
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Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG) is exerting all efforts to operate activities in conformity with Shariah rules.

To achieve this end Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG) has utilized the services and knowledge of a group of Shariah scholars in the fields of Figh and Islamic Economics, as well as organizing and participating in symposia, conferences and seminars of Islamic Economics. It has also laid down strong, profound and permanent relations with a number of specialized institutions, centers and institutes of Islamic Economics.

ABG group, represented by its chairman Sheikh Saleh Kamel undertook to establish various research centers such as Sheikh Saleh Kamel's Center for Islamic Economics at Azhar University, Islamic Research Center at King AbudlAziz University, and Saleh Kamel Center for Islamic Banking Researches and Studies at King Saud University of Riyadh. Back


Al-Baraka Islamic Economics Symposium

Al Baraka Islamic economics symposium is a Shariah, banking and economics forum which represents a corner stone of developing the Islamic Economics banking from both technical and Figh perspectives.

The symposium is regularly held where renowned and famous Shariah scholars, bankers and experts discuss some modern banking transactions and issue some Shariah opinions (Fatwas) and recommendations for the enhancement of Islamic banking and solving its problems.

29 symposiums had been held up-to-date since its first inception in Medinah 1984  in different cities, including Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah, Makkah Al-Mukarramah, Jeddah in addition to Damascus, Cairo, Kuala Lumpur, Beirut, Istanbul, Tunis, Algeria and Jordan. Back


The Symposium objectives

1. Knowledge of Figh opinion with regard to recent and modern economic and financial transactions
2. Presentation of problems faced by Islamic banks while applying different modes of Islamic finance and exchange views with scholars to solve them.
3. Linking Figh to our modern economic issues and supporting the Islamic Economic theory to enable it confront other theories.
4. Enrichment of banking Figh and the Islamic Economic library with profound discussions and new Fatwas issued by renowned Muslim scholars.
5. Fulfillment of the need of those concerned with Islamic banking Figh all over the world.
6. Fulfillment of the requirements of ABG units and the Islamic Financial institutions in the field of Islamic banking theory and its applications.
7. Linking the financial transactions of Figh with the principles of economics
8. Provision of scientific reference for research, Shariah committees, and Shariah Fatwas within the framework of Islamic banking.

The 30th symposium will be held this year 5-6 Ramadan corresponding to 26-27 August 2009. This event synchronizes with the celebrations of ABG new unified identity which was launched in a big gathering in Bahrain last June.

A number of scholars and Experts in Islamic Banking from different Arab and Muslim countries are invited to take part in the symposium in the Saudi Arabia and abroad. The number of invitees to the symposium research to about 700 persons from different countries.

Translation shall be provided from Arabic to English and vice versa to facilitate participation. New books published by ABG will be distributed to participants. Back


The programme of Albaraka 30th Symposium for The Islamic Economics
Wednesday and Thursday Ramadan 5th - 6th,1430H (According to Umalqura Calendar) corresponding to 26-27 August 2009

The 1st, day: Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Inaugural session: 10:00 - 11:00 (After Traweeh prayer):
 The Holy Quran
 Address by Dr.Abdul Sattar Abu Ghuddah. Secretary General and president of the Unified Shariah Panel
 A speech by  H.E.Adnan A. Yousif, C.E.O. Of AL Baraka Banking Group
 An address by H.E  Sheikh Saleh A. Kamel,  the chariaman of Al-Baraka Banking Group,
 Celebration on the occasion of launching of ABG new unified corporate identity

The first session:
Derivatives and their role in the global financial crisis 11.00 p.m - 01:00 a.m
11:00 - 11:20 . A research to be delivered by Dr. Toby Birch
11:20 - 11:40  A research by to be delivered by Dr. Ignacio De La Torre
11:40 - 12:00  Comments by Dr. Sami Suailim
12:00 - 12:40 General Discussions
12:40 - 01.00     coffee break

The 2nd session:   01:00 - 02:30 p.m
The practical applications of Ijarah described on liability:
01:00 - 01:20  A research paper by Dr. Abdul Sattar Abughuddah
01:20 - 01:40  A research paper by Dr.Ahmed Mohammad Mahmoud Nassar
01:40 - 01:50  Comments by .Sheikh Abdullah Bin Sulaiman Al-Manie
01:50 - 02:00  Comments by Dr. Ahmed Mohieldin Ahmed
02:00 - 03:00  General Discussions
03:00            Sohoor

The second day: Thursday 27 August 2009

Inaugural session: 10:00 (After Traweeh prayer):

Third session: Bond & Credit Insurance
10:00 - 10:20  A research by Mr.Osman al-Hadie
10:20 - 10:40  A research by Dr.Ali Al-Ghurrah Daghi
10:40 - 11:00  comment by Dr.AbdulRahman El-Tayeb Taha
11:00 - 11:20  Comment by Dr.Hussien Hamid Hassan
11.20 - 12:00  General Discussions
12:00 - 12:20  Coffee break

The fourth session: Accepting Secular laws as a reference for agreements and contracts where Islamic financial institutions are party to them: 12:00 - 02:00 p.m

12:20 - 12:40  A research by Dr.AbdulSattar al-Khuaildie
12:40 - 01:00  A research by Dr.Ahmed Ali Abdallah
01:00 - 01:20  Comments by Sheikh Mohammad Al-Mukhtar Al-Salamie
01:20 - 02:00  General Discussion
02:00            Sohoor



The organization committee

1. Dr.Abdul-Sattar AbuGhuddah - General supervisor
2. Dr.Ahmad Mohieddin Ahmad - Executive manager
3. Mr.Faisal Abdul Aziz Abdallah - General coordinator
4. Mr. Abdallah Ali Agabna - Head of scientific committee
5. Dr. El-Tigani El-Tayeb Mohammad- member of scientific committee - officer of customers relations
6. Mr.Ayman Ahmad Abdallah, Corporate identity
7. Mr.Hasan Abdulatif Hassani, Corporate Communications
8. Mr. Abdul Aziz Ibrahim Ali, General secretariat, supervisor publications
9. Mr. Khaled Mohammad Al-Baloushi, Reception and transport
10. Mr.Hatim Mohammad Yamani, head of media committee
11. Mr.Abdul Qayom Ibrahim Al-Shafie, member media committee
12. Mr. Omar Mohammad El-Ameen, member scientific committee, coordinator meeting room
13. Bassam Abu-Mughli, coordinator, reservation.

Contacts and addresses of the organizing committee:

Al Baraka 30th symposium on the Islamic Economics
Tel: 0096626710000
Ext. 2086, 3063, 3978, 3980
Fax: 009626734045
E.mail: [email protected]




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