The Waqf Fund
The Waqf Fund was established in November 2006 under the auspices of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) in partnership with Islamic Financial Institutions (IFIs) in Bahrain. Among the founding IFIs were Arcapita Bank, Bahrain Islamic Bank, Kuwait Finance House (Bahrain), AlBaraka Banking Group, Unicorn Investment Bank, ABC Islamic Bank, Shamil Bank (now Ithmaar Bank) and Gulf Finance House. The member institutions made one-time contributions to the Waqf Fund's corpus which is invested in Islamic money market instruments and the return is used to finance the Fund's initiatives. These initiatives are executed through partner organisations.

CIBAFI Submitted Comments to the Accounting & Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI)
September 2018.
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire | The General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (CIBAFI), the umbrella of Islamic financial institutions and Centre Africain d'Etudes Supérieures en Gestion (CESAG) of the Central Bank of West African Economic and Monetary Union (BCEAO), launched this morning the second session of Certified Islamic Banker programme for the period from 3 – 8 September 2018 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
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Centre of Islamic Banking & Economics
The 14th Issue (Vol 8; No 1; June, 2018) of the JIBM of Riphah International University, Islamabad has been up-loaded on the website
September 2018  
Thanks to Almighty; and all academicians, researchers and professionals in the areas of Islamic economics, business and finance who support us in knowledge sharing and dissemination. Links are given below:
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Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority’s Deputy Governor for Supervision Keynotes GCC’s First Financial Restructuring Summit
Over 200 industry leaders from prominent banks and corporates converged at the inaugural edition of the Corporate Restructuring Summit with the aim of embracing new perspectives to tackle corporate credit challenges.
September, 2018.
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8th Global Islamic Microfinance Forum to be Held in Dubai – U.A.E.
Under the Theme of Financial Inclusion, FinTech, Outreach Strategies & Innovation
September 2018.
Building on the success of our previous summits where more than 300 Islamic banking leaders from across Africa and internationally gather each year to discuss new strategies to boost trade & investment between Africa, OIC countries and the broader international markets through Islamic finance, Ethico Live! in collaboration with the Central Bank of Djibouti are delighted to announce the 7th Edition of the International Islamic Banking Summit Africa:
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