CZM receives UAE’s Islamic Economy Award
6 October 2015, Nirapad News: Centre for Zakat Management (CZM), an organisation involved in collection and distribution of Zakat and Sadaqua funds, has received Islamic Economy Award.
On behalf of CZM, Mr Niaz Rahim received the award from Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, at the inaugural ceremony of the second edition of the Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) in Dubai on Monday.
Over 2,000 policymakers, thinkers and business leaders gathered to take part in the two-day summit hosted by the Dubai Chamber, the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC), and Thomson Reuters.
Centre for Zakat Management (CZM) was given the award for their outstanding performance and contribution to the poor.
A according to UAE based news portal Emirates247.com, the other winners of Islamic Economic Awards this year include Dubai International Financial Centre, Malaysian chemical manufacturer Berhad, Unity Productions Foundation, Hajjnet, Affinis Labs, Amanie Advisors LLC and Gould.
Additionally, the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ was presented to Iqbal Khan, founder and CEO of Fajr Capital, for outstanding contributions to the Islamic economy.