Malaysia honours Shaikh Saleh Abdullah Kamel

Shaikh Saleh Abdullah Kamel won the Royal Award for Islamic Finance at a gala dinner last night in Kuala Lumpur.
Mohyedin Saleh Kamel accepts the Royal Award on behalf of his father, Shaikh Saleh Abdullah Kamel
Mohyedin Saleh Kamel accepts the Royal Award on behalf of his father, Shaikh Saleh Abdullah Kamel

The Royal Award for Islamic Finance was awarded to Shaikh Saleh Abdullah Kamel last night at a gala dinner at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The award recognised his visionary drive, extraordinary leadership and personal commitment in spurring the global accessibility of Islamic finance.

Spearheaded by the Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre MIFC, along with a special taskforce headed by Securities Commission Malaysia's chairman, Tan Sri Zarinah Anwar, the award is unique in that it focuses on the individual's outstanding contribution and its impact on the advancement of Islamic finance globally, as well as commercial achievements.

Held every two years, the award aims to help deepen the body of knowledge and cross-border application...

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