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DR. AHMAD EL-NAGGAR - POSTHUMOUS HONOURABLE MENTION TO THE FATHER OF MODERN ISLAMIC BANKING

 
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BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Ahmad El-Naggar’s first modern experiment with Islamic banking took the form of a savings bank based on profit-sharing. Through his introduction of the basic offering for Islamic banking, he was instrumental in providing for the community and establishing a platform for continuous development of the industry globally. To continue the advancement of Islamic finance, Dr. Ahmad El-Naggar established the Institute of Islamic Banking and Economics in Cairo which provides for the intellectual and operational needs of Islamic banks and the development of a new generation of Islamic finance talent.