MUSCAT — bank muscat’s Meethaq Islamic banking, hosted a public lecture on the ‘Ethics of handling children’s funds’ at the head office. The lecture was well attended and the topic was of great relevance to the present day scenario.
The speaker, Shaikh Abdullah Amer al Aisari stressed the importance of such a topic and highlighted many aspects linked to it. Shaikh Abdullah said, “Forty per cent of the population in Oman are children. Children are the present and the future of the country. Thus, it becomes imperative to ethically manage children’s funds to secure the future of this sector.” He went on to explain how ‘Meethaq’ can play an important role in it and urged the need to have professionals who research this topic from both the religious and economic angles.” Shaikh Abdullah Amer al Aisari is a renowned scholar of Islamic banking.
bank muscat has organised Lectures from time to time to create awareness around Islamic banking and its products. This particular lecture was part of the bank’s series of Ramadhan Lectures.
Meethaq is advised by its Sharia board of directors, consisting of world-renowned Sharia scholars. bank muscat has always led from front in inculcating the true spirit of Islamic banking through ‘Meethaq’.