Dubai – MENA Herald: aafaq Islamic Finance, a leading provider of Islamic finance products and e-government services in the UAE, received two eminent awards from London-based International Finance Magazine (IFM) during the 2015 IFM Awards held recently at the Landmark Hotel, London. Mr. Mujtaba Naseem, DCEO & CFO at aafaq Islamic Finance, accepted the award for the ‘Fastest Growing Finance Company – GCC 2015,’ while Nihad Shahin, Secretary of the Boards of Directors at aafaq Islamic Finance, was given the trophy for the ‘Best Smart Service Provider – GCC 2015’ during a glittering ceremony that was attended by high profile guests, industry leaders, and representatives from the world’s leading banking and financial institutions.

The IFM Awards celebrates excellence and honours individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the international finance industry. It heralds the highest standards of innovation and performance in four different categories, including Financial, Brokerage, Leadership, and Technology. Apart from recognizing the key performers in the industry, the IFM Awards makes a concerted effort to shine the spotlight on organisations in niche segments and those that exhibit brilliance in the unsung corners of the finance industry.

H.E. Dr. Abduljaleel Alblouki, Deputy Chairman of aafaq Islamic Finance, said; “We thank the Awarding Committee of IFM Awards 2015 for bestowing aafaq Islamic Finance with the two prestigious awards. It is a tremendous achievement to be recognised at a global platform for making outstanding contributions to the international banking and finance industry. They demonstrate aafaq’s continued commitment to embrace innovation and technology to offer smart banking solutions designed to meet its patron’s requirements and expectations. We have outlined strategic policies to expand our services to a wider geographical area to reach out to a larger customer base, and these awards serve as strong motivations for us to further intensify our efforts.”