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Category:Awareness Programme
Name:[EVE00232] Seminar on the Prospects and Challenges in the Development of Islamic Finance for Kazakhstan

The Seminar in Islamic Finance will be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan and hosted by National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan (NBK).

For more information on the event, please email yazmin@ifsb.org

Start Date:16/06/2014End Date:16/06/2014
Venue Name:InterContinental Almaty Hotel
Event Website: -

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Date Time Topics
Day 1
08:30 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:30 Opening & Keynote Session
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 12:30 Session 1: Islamic Finance for Central Asia: Growth with Stability – Regulatory Issues and Key Preconditions
  • The session will broadly focus on establishing the value proposition of inclusive growth through Islamic finance by highlighting key factors supporting growth of the Islamic financial services industry globally and regionally. This session will also look at the enabling framework for Islamic finance covering challenges in achieving a level playing field for Islamic finance, and in the regulation and supervision of Islamic financial institutions and Sharī`ah-compliant instruments to ensure the stability and resilience of the industry.
  • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch & Prayer
    14:00 - 15:30 Session 2: The Role of Sukūk: Infrastructure Financing, Capital Market Instruments and High Quality Liquid Assets (HQLA)
  • The session will highlight the potentials of Sukūk as an alternative development financing instrument for both public and corporate sectors. This session will also illuminate how Kazakhstan can benefit from Sharī`ah-compliant instruments and investment flows, through Sukūk, within the country and region. Studies will be presented on national experience in developing Sukūk from the perspective of benefits, risks and costs, regulatory and legal frameworks governing Sukūk transactions, as well as the role of supporting institutions such as rating agencies, and the organised exchanges for primary and secondary markets for Sukūk.
  • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
    16:00 - 17:30 Session 3: Panel Discussion on the Way forward for the Development of Islamic Finance for Kazakhstan
  • In this session, the panellists will aim to identify the national and regional opportunities and benefits, as well as key challenges for the development of Islamic finance in Central Asian countries, specifically to Kazakhstan. Discussions will also include ideas on a possible roadmap and the way forward for Kazakhstan’s Islamic financial services industry that can support the objectives of sustainable economic growth and infrastructure development in the country.
  • Disclaimer: Please be advised that the above mentioned agenda points are tentative and that the IFSB reserves the right to make any necessary amendments/changes to the programme without prior notification.

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    1.) Event Session(s) - PDF Format
    2.)   InterContinental Almaty Hotel - Reservation Form

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