Special Issue 3, 2020


This Special Issue covers various topics related to COVID-19 in relation to the Islamic finance industry. It starts with a special column on ISRA’s Strategic Plan amid COVID-19. The ‘In-Person’ column brings you our exclusive interview with the President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), H.E. Dr. Bandar M.H. Hajjar, on the role played by IsDB in tackling the impact of COVID-19 on its 57 member countries. The ‘Global Insight’ and ‘Food for Thought’ columns present articles related to the impact of COVID-19 and the moratorium on the Islamic banking industry as well as the role of Islamic finance in facing financial challenges posed by COVID-19. Our ‘Resolution’ column highlights the resolution of the Islamic Economics Forum (IE Forum) on borrowing funds with riba by corporations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Finally, a ‘Tribute’ column recognises the significant contributions of an Islamic finance guru, Sh. Dr. Hussein Hamid Hassan, who passed away on 1st Muharram 1442H.




user_id not set
string(1) "1"


Unfortunately your account does not have the necessary access level to continue. We would like to suggest that you upgrade account to enjoy more benefits on this website.


( No comment has been added. )