The DDCAP Group was delighted to receive the award of “Market Leadership award 2017 (Facilitation & Support)” at the Global Islamic Finance Award (GIFA) Dinner 2017 held on 6th September in Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan.
The GIFA award organised by Edbiz Consulting is aimed at celebrating the successes and contributions of individuals and organisations to the Islamic financial services Industry. The 2017 edition was hosted by Astana Financial Centre (AIFC) at the Hilton Hotel Astana (Expo district), Kazakhstan and attended by senior practitioners in the Industry.
Dignitaries at the awards ceremony included the keynote speaker H.E. Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti, who received the prestigious “Global Islamic Finance Leadership Award 2017″. In attendance was the H.E. Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, who gave the keynote speech; and Mr Kelimbatev ( the former Governor of the Central Bank of Kazakhstan), amongst others.
Other notable honorees were Adnan Yusuf (President of Albaraka Group) as “Islamic Personality of the Year”, and Saad Al Menhali as “Islamic Banker of the Year for 2017”. Mitsubishi UFJ received the “Best Wholesale Banking Award 2017” and Al Hilal Bank, Kazakhstan as a “Pioneer of Islamic Banking (Kazakhstan) 2017″.
DDCAP Group Managing Director, Stella Cox CBE, commented that “DDCAP Group is delighted to be announced as the winner of the GIFA Market Leadership Award 2017 (Facilitation & Support)”. We consider it our privilege and honour to receive the recognition of the GIFA Committee. It is respected validation of the commitment and investment that DDCAP has made, during the past two decades, to developing a robust platform to facilitate the execution of Sharia’a compliant liquidly management and capital market transactions, as well as innovating automation for the post trade environment. We are proud of the intermediary business services model that we pioneered, which has clearly encouraged others to follow us.”