CSBIB holds 39th general meeting
Central Shariah Board for Islamic Banks of Bangladesh (CSBIB) organised its 39th general meeting at the board room of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) at Dilkusha in the capital on Monday.
Chairman of CSBIB Principal Sayed Kamaluddin Zafree presided over the meeting, while its Secretary General Md. Abdullah Sharif conducted the event, said a press release.
Adviser of Central Shariah Board Shah Abdul Hannan, Chairman of the CSBIB Executive Committee M Azizul Huq, Professor Md Nazmul Hassan, Chairman of Islamic Banks Consultative Forum (IBCF) as well as Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, Qazi Akramuddin Ahmed, Chairman of Standard Bank Limited, Professor Md Anwarul Azim Arif, Chairman of Social Islami Bank Limited, Anwar Hossain Chowdhury, Chairman of Islamic Finance and Investment Limited, Rumee A Hossain, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Bank Asia Limited, Prof. Dr M Shamsher Ali, Chairman of Shari'ah Supervisory Committee of The Premier Bank Limited and other Members of CSBIB also attended the meeting.
Importance was attached in the meeting to compliance of Shariah in all fields of banking operations properly.
Besides, issues related to Central Shariah Board were discussed in the meeting.
The Members expressed satisfaction about the programs implemented by CSBIB and advised to increase such programs.
The meeting finally approved the audit report and annual plan of actions of Central Shariah Board.
It also congratulated the board's Executive Committee and General Secretariat for introducing Certified Islamic Professional Accountant (CIPA) course in Bangladesh as an education partner of Bahrain-based Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and taking the project of translation of AAOIFI Standards into Bengali as well as signing a Memorandum of Understanding in this regard.
A three-member election commission has been formed in the meeting to elect Chairman, Vice-chairman and Secretary General of Central Shariah Board for the tenure 2019-2023.
The Chairmen of boards of directors, Managing Directors, Chairmen of Shariah Supervisory Committees/Councils and their Member Secretaries/Secretaries of 22 member institutions were present in the meeting.