Islamic Finance Awards. Atten: Mr. Omar Kalair
06/04/2012

UM Financial Group is the winner of 2012 Islamic Finance Awards which were announced in the March - April 2012 issue of World Finance

Online PR News – 04-June-2012 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Nomination Category: Pioneer in introducing Islamic Financial Services in North America
WINNER: UM Financial Group

The 2012 Islamic Finance Awards were announced in the March - April 2012 issue of World Finance

The winners are also listed on the World Finance web site: http://www.worldfinance.com/awards/2012-islamic-finance-awards/

What the Press Says about the Islamic Finance Awards

Please find below links to news reports relating to the visit of Sheikh Dr. Khalid Bin Thani Bin Abdulla Al-Thani, chairman & managing director of Qatar International Islamic Bank (QIIB) to the London Stock Exchange. Sheikh Dr. Khalid accepted the World Finance 2012 Islamic Finance Award for Best Islamic Bank, Qatar on bahalf of QIIB at the Stock Exchange on Friday 17th February 2012. Reporters from the Arabic media attended the event.

- Al Arab (Qatar)
http://www.alarab.qa/details.php?issueId=1529&artid=173903

- Alsharq (Qatar)
http://www.al-sharq.com/articles/more.php?id=279690

http://alsharq.ndpcdn.com/pdfs/files/ECONOMICS_20120220.pdf

- Asarq Al Awsat (Worldwide)
http://www.aawsat.com/details.asp?section=6&issueno=12136&article=664313&feature=

Award criteria
The judges considered the following awarding criteria:
- Sharia'ah principles compliancy
- Contribution to the overall development of Islamic finance
- Innovation
- Excellence of product/services/delivery
- Competitiveness
- Sustainable growth
- Transparency
- Good governance
- Corporate social responsibility

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