News From : DagangHalal.com (25 Apr 2009)
Malaysia has a good base to lead the world in integrating the Islamic financial system due to its full range of Islamic financing institutions, said Prof. Mervyn K. Lewis from the University of South Australia.
A professor of banking and finance at the university’s school of commerce, he said that Malaysia had good financial infrastructure and a full range of Islamic financing based institutions namely banks, takaful, investment fund and sukuk.
Lewis was speaking to reporters after presenting a public lecture titled, “An Islamic Economic Perceptive On The Global Financial Crisis,” organised by the Securities Commission (SC), here Thursday.
Source from : www.bernama.com.my