Bahrain bank to host Shariah Finance Symposium in Saudi Arabia
Al-Baraka Banking Group, the leading Islamic banking group based in Bahrain, announced the organization of the 32nd session of its annual symposium on Islamic economic system on Aug. 10-11 at the Jeddah Hilton.
The symposium, to be held under the chairmanship of Saleh Kamel, chairman of Al-Baraka Banking Group, will discuss a number of emerging financial transactions and some other economic issues from an Islamic perspective.
Note at the link that among the major topics to be covered will be zakat.
For new readers who may not be aware, zakat is a form of charitable tithing in Islam and one of the permissible destinations for zakat funds under Shariah law is to those “fighting in the way of Allah.”