Induction of Dr. Irum Saba in the Shariah Board
Salaam Takaful Limited, the first Shariah Compliant Insurtech and the largest dedicated general takaful operator in Pakistan is focused on diversity and inclusive practices since the management believes that in order to be a true leader and to be able to develop an expertise to shift the paradigm, diversity is the key. Following our vision of inclusive practices, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Irum Saba as a technical member of our Shariah Board. She is the first woman to be inducted in any Shariah advisory council or board in Pakistan and again Salaam Takaful took the lead in this induction in the whole Islamic Financial Industry of Pakistan, making this another unprecedented initiative. Dr. Irum Saba has more than 17 years of progressive regulatory, research, training, and teaching experience with organizations of international repute. Currently, she is in Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Finance and Program Director of MS Islamic Banking and Finance. Furthermore, Dr. Irum Saba has also been included in the prestigious list of top 10 Influential Women in Islamic Business & Finance 2021, while attaining the honor of being the first female whose name has been added in the register of Shariah Advisors by SECP as per the Shariah Advisors Regulations, 2017. Her expertise in her field and enormous experience make her induction of Salaam Takaful’s Shariah Board quite a lucrative asset for the company and is expected to elevate the performance of the board on all fronts. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Irum Saba on her new appointment and wishing her all the best on the journey with Salaam Takaful Limited.