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Tabung Haji as an Islamic financial institution for sustainable cconomic development

Ishak, Mohd. Shuhaimi (2011) Tabung Haji as an Islamic financial institution for sustainable cconomic development. In: 2011 2nd International Conference on Humanities, Historical and Social Sciences(CHHSS 2011) , 21-23 October, 2011, Cairo, Egypt.

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Abstract

Tabung Haji (TH) is a short synonym for Lembaga Urusan dan Tabung Haji Malaysia (The Pilgrims Management and Fund Board of Malaysia) started its operation in 1963 to assist the Muslim/rural community in Malaysia with the financial costs of performing the hajj to Saudi Arabia. TH acts as an institution of savings for Muslims to fulfill their religious obligation. This research attempts to highlight TH as a role model of an Islamic financial institution for economic development. The research aims to show the significance of TH by analysing its business activities and their financial performances to illustrate that it is a viable business entity for sustainable economic development. Keywords: TH, Pilgrimage, Islamic Financial Institution, Depositors and Sustainable Economic Development

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 4676/10302 (IPEDR vol.17 (2011) © (2011) IACSIT Press, Singapore)
Uncontrolled Keywords: TH, Pilgrimage, Islamic Financial Institution, Depositors and Sustainable Economic Development
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of General Studies
Depositing User: Asst. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Shuhaimi Ishak
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2011 11:14
Last Modified: 15 May 2012 16:21
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/10302

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