Global Islamic Finance Award (GIFA 2020) was held on the 14th Sept 2020 in Islamabad, Pakistan which was attended by a large number of Islamic bankers, regulators, government officials and, most importantly, by Dr. Arif Alvi, President of Pakistan. On the occasion, Dr. Alvi was installed as the 10th GIFA Laureate.
In a concurrent virtual GIFA awards ceremony, further 60 awards were announced for the players in the global Islamic financial services industry. The winners included Islamic banks, asset management firms, universities, charitable organisations, technology providers and many more from around the world.
Notable winners came from Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, Bangladesh, Pakistan, the UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, the Russian Federation. Kazakhstan, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia, and the U.K.
Silverlake Axis won the Best Islamic Finance Solution Provider for the 5th year in a row. As the person responsible for Silverlake Integrated Islamic Banking Solution (SIIBS), I am indeed proud with this achievement. This shall motivate me to continue ensuring SIIBS ability to serve as enabler for Islamic banking and finance products and services.