New Delhi: India Centre for Islamic Finance has a new Chairman in Dr. Javed Ahmed Khan of Jamia Millia Islamia University.
The post of Chairman remained vacant after the sad demise of past Chairman Dr. Ausaf Ahmed Saheb.
At the annual Trust Meeting held at Markaz Building, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi on 21st February 2016, Dr. Nejathullah Siddiqi Nominated Dr. Javed Khan for Chairmanship and house elected him unanimously. Before being appointed as Chairman he also got elected as a trustee.
Javed Ahmad Khan is Professor at the Centre of West Asian Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi and is teaching the Contemporary Arab Economics and Islamic Finance there. He holds PhD in West Asian Studies (Economics) from Aligarh Muslim University, India.
His field of specialisation includes Arab Economies, Indo-Arab Economic relations and Islamic Economics & Finance.
Among his publications include; Iraq Reconstruction: The Arab's Response to an Imperial Design (2008), India's Energy Security and the Arabian Gulf: Oil and Gas Market in Decontrolled Regimes (2005), Islamic banking in India : scope & challenges (Editor, 2003), India's search for natural Gas in the Persian Gulf (2004) Social sciences in Islamic perspectives : a bibliography of contemporary literature, 1975-2000 (Compiled. 2001), India and West Asia : emerging markets in the liberalisation era (1999) and Islamic economics and finance : a bibliography 1995). He also edited a bio-monthly Islamic Economic Bulletin (1991-2003).
ICIF hopes to continue its journey with firm and steady steps under his Chairmanship.