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Ummahani Ahmad Amin
AICIF Chairperson

AICIF seeks to establish a community of practice which will support Islamic deal structuring; create an interactive platform for stakeholders in infrastructural development; as well as build and enhance private and public sector institutional capacity on Islamic

The 5thAICIF brings together captains of industry, regulators, bankers, potential issuers, investors and experts interested in the advancement of the Islamic finance ecosystem to share experiences, knowledge and identify opportunities to leverage Islamic Finance.

The Conference shall delve into the thoughts of industry experts and leaders on potential reforms in progressing infrastructure finance and expansion of African markets from the present standing. Like previous years, this year’s edition has leading industry experts who will be sharing insights, elucidating on the evolution of Islamic finance around the globe, with the focus being on Africa.

 

Conference Objectives  

The 5th AICIF is an inclusive gathering geared towards:

  • Building and enhancing private and public sector institutional capacity on Islamic Finance;
  • Creating a platform for Public Private Partnerships leveraging Islamic Finance;
  • Creating a platform for financial institutions and other key eco-system players to demonstrate their commitment and support for the development of Islamic Finance in Africa;
  • Motivating financial institution, to push for better defined regulations in the Islamic finance space;
  • Contributing to the development of sector-specific roadmaps;
  • Focusing on Microfinance as a tool for financial inclusion, poverty alleviation and promoting economic growth;
  • Establishing a Community of Practice that will serve as a credible resource/support for Islamic Finance deal structuring;
  • Establishing a platform for periodically reviewing trends and progress in the ecosystem; and
  • Bringing together major sector specific players to network with key decision makers, learn about potential opportunities and pipeline projects, share ideas and forge the future of Islamic Finance in Africa.

Conference Conveners & Sponsors

Mansur Mukhtar

Nigeria

Maryam Uwais

Nigeria

Dr. Ziyaad Mahomed

Malaysia

Professor Aishath Muneeza

Maldives

Keynote and Lead Speakers

5th AICIF

Keynote Speaker

Mansur Mukthar (Vice Chairman Country Operations, Islamic Development Bank & Former Minister of Finance, Nigeria)

5th AICIF

Date

Venue: Fraser Suites 294 Leventis close, Central Business District, Abuja.

November 9 & 10 2021

Starting @ 9am

Keynote Speaker; Mansur Mukthar (Vice Chairman Country Operations, Islamic Development Bank & Former Minister of Finance, Nigeria)