Brunei Institute of Leadership and Islamic Finance (BILIF) received its second GIFA Excellence Award (Islamic Finance Training & Education) 2021 at the 11th Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) 2021, which took place in the form of an Online Awards Ceremony (OAC) on Tuesday, 14 September. BILIF first received this award during the 9th GIFA Ceremony held in Cape Town, South Africa, on 16 September 2019.
GIFA is globally recognised as one of the most prestigious and authentic market-led awards in Islamic banking and finance. It is held annually by Edbiz Corporation, United Kingdom, which honours governments, institutions and individuals that have exhibited outstanding achievements contributing to the growth and expansion of the Islamic banking and finance industry. It highlights and rewards those who have made great strides in thought leadership, implementing world-class initiatives, and developing industry-leading products and services on a scale of prominence and scope with depth.
During the award ceremony, Acting Chief Executive Officer of BILIF, Yang Mulia Hajah Sufinah Binti Haji Sahat thanked the GIFA committee, BILIF stakeholders and clients for their support and trust throughout the years. “This award is a substantial endorsement of our commitment towards human capital development for the Islamic finance industry standards and affirms our confidence and commitment towards this cause” said Hajah Sufinah.
BILIF’s mission is to shape future leaders, experts and innovators in the areas of Islamic finance and leadership through immersive programmes and world-class events. Since its inception in 2020 until June 2021, BILIF has conducted over 500 high quality learning programmes and has organised 58 signature and collaborative events for more than 13,000 participants, including a new suite of Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) programmes and online events.
More information on BILIF is available on www.bilif.com.bn and Instagram account @BILIF.bn.
Tuesday, 7 Safar 1443H corresponding to 14 September 2021M
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