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  • 12-10-2017
    Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 12 October 2017 – A new report published by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank Group has demonstrated that Islamic social finance comprising zakah, waqf, and not-for-profit microfinance is attracting increasing interest in Central Asian countries, the Balkans, and the Russian
  • 09-10-2017
    Jeddah- 17 October 2017: The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, signed an agreement with Ateon to build a block-chain based product that can potentially be used to support  development and financial inclusion in IDB member countries.Ateon, a member of Alhamrani Group of Companies
  • 06-09-2017
    An Economist at the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), Dr. Hylmun Izhar, has been honored with the prestigious award of 'Upcoming Personality in Global Islamic Finance (Academic)' during the annual Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) held in Astana, Kazakhstan.The award was presented to Dr. Izhar by Kairat Kelimbetov, Governor of the International
  • 22-05-2017
    ​Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 22 May 2017 - The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with two other institutions to jointly organize the 12th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance, to be held in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, in March 2018.IRTI is collaborating with Umm Al-Qura University,
  • 18-05-2017
    Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 18 May 2017- The 12th Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Global Forum on Islamic Finance has outlined the role of Islamic finance in providing venture capital and crowdfunding to support youth-led innovation-driven businesses in developing countries.The forum was organized jointly by the Islamic Research and Training Institute
Inaugural Symposium on Islamic Economics and Finance