Path Solutions, the market leading provider of integrated solutions and services to the Islamic financial marketplace, participated in ‘Sri Lanka’s Premier Islamic Banking & Finance Conference’ held on July 3rd at the Galadari Hotel Colombo under the theme ‘Forging Ahead’.
Served as an ideal platform for discussing an array of new topics, including a South Asian perspective and Sri Lanka’s unique position in relation to its neighbors, the conference brought more than 200 leaders from the financial sector, from Sri Lanka as well as overseas.
The keynote address was delivered by Mr. Razik Zarook, Chief Guest Bank of Ceylon (BOC) Chairman, and followed by speeches given by top Islamic banking and finance personalities.
The one-day conference featured interesting presentations, four panel discussions on topics ‘Islamic Finance – Forging Ahead,’ ‘Investing in Sri Lanka’s Growth,’ ‘Youth in the IF Industry’ and ‘Expanding the IBF Landscape – Addressing the Needs of Rural Sri Lanka’ and a Q&A session with the Shariah scholars to clarify any misunderstandings about the Shariah laws pertaining to the IBF industry.
Path Solutions’ booth attracted many visitors from Sri Lanka who showed a strong interest in the company’s innovative solutions for the Islamic banking segment. Nabil Alduraidi, Path Solutions’ Regional Director of Sales gave a presentation on 'AAOIFI Certified Banking Technologies - The Advantage’ to selected crowd. Path Solutions, being recognized worldwide as the 1st Shariah-compliant software solutions provider certified by AAOIFI created a very strong impact among participants.
Furthermore, the conference was the platform to launch the SLIBFC Felicitation Night and SLIBFC Awards for 2013 in order to recognise institutions and individuals that have made significant contribution during the year 2012/2013.