KUALA LUMPUR, 25 September 2019 – The Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC) receives the prestigious award once again from the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA), as Best Islamic Wealth Management Qualification 2019 for the Shariah Registered Financial Planner Programme and GIFA Championship Award (Advocacy) 2019 as the Council’s nationwide public literacy programme.
The award ceremony held at The Westin in Cape Town, South Africa, honored MFPC for making a significant and lasting social impact on youths through the Council’s free ‘My Money & Me’ financial literacy programme.
“It is a great honour to receive the Best Islamic Wealth Management Qualification 2019 and the GIFA Championship Award (Advocacy) 2019. Being the recipient of the award for four years, it goes to show our commitment in ensuring that the quality of our programme is relevant in the market.
At the heart of the matter, Shariah RFP is actively evolving, including timely updates and changing percentage of the content in line with the development of Islamic finance in the world. Our next goal in the pipeline is to create accessible, affordable and flexible learning opportunities with our programmes through a Learning Management System (LMS)”, said Vincent Kwo Shih Kang, President of Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC).
MFPC has partnered with various stakeholders in the finance industry to provide good education and partnerships for the goals aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), SDGs 4 and SDGs 17. Central to MFPC’s existence is collaborations with relevant agencies, mapping a way forward for Malaysians to be beneficiaries of the session.
In 2019, MFPC has conducted financial literacy workshops in many peninsular states in Malaysia, specifically targeted for the youth. The goal of the My Money & Me session is to provide solutions to the cost of living challenges by adopting financial planning methods.