Role of IsDB in Developing Zakat Sector

Keynote speech delivered by Dr Mohammed Obaidullah, Lead Research Economist, IRTI, IsDB at the World Zakat Forum International Conference at Melaka, Malaysia on December 05, 2018 Bismillahi-ir-Rahmani-ir-Raheem. Excellencies, Ladies and …

Promises of Blockchain for Awqaf

An international forum on waqf and blockchain with the theme “harnessing the potential of blockchain technology for global waqf development” is being held in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow. Jointly organized by …

Smart Contracts & Islamic Finance

The rationale behind the concept of smart contracts makes enormous sense to an Islamic economist. The original goal behind the idea (Szabo, 1994) was to apply the principles of traditional …