The date for the 2022 edition of the annual Islamic Finance International Conference, or IFIC, has been released by the Islamic Finance Research Institute, Ghana, or IFRIG.
The third iteration of the annual Islamic finance forum will take place on December 4 at the Ghana National Association of Teachers, GNAT, Hall in Accra.
The conference’s subject, “Strengthening Financial Inclusion through Ethical Financing,” had this information in the press release that officially announced it.
IFIC 2022 will bring together Islamic finance experts from Ghana, the West African subregion and beyond to continue sharing perspectives on the importance of Islamic Banking and Finance for the wider socio-economic good of Ghana specifically and the global economy.
According to Shaibu Ali (PhD), director of the institute, IFRIG is poised to build on the successes of the last two editions to continue its advocacy and practical steps towards the establishment of ethical finance in Ghana.
“Time they say flies, this is the third edition of this conference and the second IFIC because the first edition was called the Islamic Finance Forum, IFF.
“With IFIC 2022, we will look to consolidate the gains made and share the progress that we have made as an institute with patrons.”
Guests expected to speak at the conference include Dr. Bashir Aliyu Umar and Alhaji Attahiru Maccido from Nigeria; former Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Abdul Nashiru Issahaku; Prof. John Gatsi of the School of Business, UCC and Justice Abdulai Esq.
Participation in the day-long programme is strictly by invitation.
IFRIG is first and foremost, a research institution focused on the Islamic Banking and Finance ecosystem in the country and across the continent.
“Our efforts currently pivoted in the area of research, advocacy and capacity building has the medium to long term aspirations of leveraging on research to usher Ghana into an incremental adaptation of Islamic finance – banking and insurance,” a post on their website read.