INCEIF Adjunct Prof Datuk Rifaat is Recipient of Royal Award for IF 2016

Kuala Lumpur, 16 November 2016 – Professor Datuk Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim was recently  conferred the Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2016 (The Royal Award) by the King of Malaysia, His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

 (from left) Professor Datuk Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim, Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2016 recipient; Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Ranjit Ajit Singh, Chairman, Securities Commission Malaysia; Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, Sultan of Perak; Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Al-Haj Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah; Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim, Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia; Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani, Malaysia Minister of Finance II; Tun Musa Hitam, Jury Chairman, Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2016.


Professor Datuk Rifaat is an Adjunct Professor at INCEIF and has supervised and guided a number of INCEIF PhD students on their thesis.

This biennial Royal Award initiative, spearheaded by Bank Negara Malaysia and Securities Commission Malaysia, recognises individuals who have excelled in advancing Islamic finance globally through their outstanding contributions and achievements. 

INCEIF would like to congratulate Prof Datuk Rifaat on this milestone and we are proud to have him as part of the INCEIF team. 

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