The head of the Islamic Finance Centre visits KAZGUU University

Sultan Khalid, the head of the Islamic Finance Centre (BIBF, the Institute of Banking and Finance of Bahrain), met with the students of KAZGUU University as part of the Islamic Finance Week organized by the IFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development, in partnership with the Higher School of Economics.  The guest lecture was devoted to the development of Islamic finance.

The speaker talked about the current trends in the development of Islamic finance and instruments. In particular, Mr. Khalid highlighted the basic principles of Islamic financial contracts and their classification, as well as the potential economic benefits at the macroeconomic, state and institutional levels.

Mr. Khalid holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and a Master of Science degree in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling.

In addition, he holds three specialised qualifications in the field of Islamic finance: qualification in Islamic Banking and Finance (State Bank of Pakistan (NIBAF)), CIMA Diploma in Islamic Finance; and a certificate in Islamic Finance (CIFP) from INCEIF.