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  • revival_institution_waqf_sudan_mohsin.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda (2005)

  • During the early period of the Islamic civilization, the institution of waqf played various roles in the life of the Muslim. It had provided many crucial services in various sectors without inflicting any cost to the government. However, these roles have deteriorated since the 19th century to the present time. Since then, the situation of almost all waqf properties has been neglected, unproductive, and a burden to all the Muslim countries, including Sudan, and has weaken its roles in providing any services. This paper will highlight the recent revival of the institution of waqf in Sudan in the last decades and will find out to what extend this revival succeeded in developing the old w...

  • Should Malaysian states have a fresh approach to waqfs A Proposal for a ....pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Alias, Tunku Alina; Cizakca, Murat (2014)

  • This research aims to determine whether current legal structures (secular or religious) are sufficient to enable the proper functioning of waqf in Malaysia; and if not, whether there is need for changes or innovations to be introduced within the existing legal structures to allow waqf to operate in its modern form in Malaysia.

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  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Maruf, Aminuddin (2020)

  • Historically speaking, waqf has played a remarkable role in economic growth and development of Muslim countries. Recently, the call for productive waqf has grown widely and its implementation shows significant impact in various Muslim societies. Interestingly, the revival of idle waqf properties and the creation of cash waqf are becoming economic drivers that will improve the welfare of Muslim societies. It is also surprising to discover the creation of waqf cities in different types such as the Hamdard Waqf City of Health in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, Al-Rahmah Complex City in Somaliland and Darussalam Gontor Smart Waqf City for Education in Indonesia. The main objective of this...

  • role_cash_waqf_financial_instrument_financing_small_medium_sized_enterprises_ahcene.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Lahsasna, Ahcene (2010)

  • The main objective of this paper is show the significant role of cash waqf as new financial model in the Islamic financial system. The cash waqf model is meant to develop and enhance the financial services for small and medium size enterprises (SME). With the financial infrastructure based on cash waqf model the SMEs can overcome their financial challenges and obligations in business and commerce. However, the cash waqf model can be used as mechanism through its commerical and financial aspects to enhance the SMEs and facilitate their financial needs. The cash waqf has the potential to improve the domestic economic growth and play a significant role in the socioeconomic development by...

  • towards_institutional_mutawallis_management_waqf_properties_yusufsaleem.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Saleem, Muhammad Yusuf (2009)

  • This paper examines the management of waqf properties in Malaysia. Waqf comes under states’ jurisdiction and state laws are applicable to the creation, management and development of waqf properties. The institution of the Islamic Religious Council (Majlis Agama Islam) in the various states deal with the issues related to waqf including its management and act as the sole trustee (mutawalli) of all the waqf properties in the states. This paper argues that waqf as an institution is not as productive and beneficial as it was during the Islamic history. It contends that the practice of appointing government institutions as a mutawalli has not contributed to the productivity and efficient m...

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  • PhD


  • Authors: Alias, Tunku Alina (2011)

  • The claim of this thesis is that the waqf is not just a religious institution, but is an economic institution capable of contributing to economic growth. Accordingly, this thesis enquires into three questions: what factors led to this centralization process in Malaysia and its undesirable results, why we should care to change the situation, and what would be the solution to enable the waqf to achieve its full economic potential in this country. The objective of this thesis is to find a modern and efficient governance framework for waqf institution in Malaysia so that it can fulfill its intended purpose ...

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  • Academic Proceeding


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah (2015)

  • The institution of waqf played a major role in early Islamic civilization it involves every aspect of socio-economic life in the Muslim world for 1300 years. Even though, the last century witnessed its destruction where its role becomes idle, undeveloped and unproductive in almost all Muslim countries, yet its recent revival shows optimism approached in galvanizing its socio-economic role. Through adopting new financial modes it manages to redevelop the old waqf properties into huge towers and buildings an innovation which succeeded inmultiplying the number of the beneficiaries of the old waqf properties.

  • waqf_islamic_banking_finance_missing_link_magda_2015.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda (2015)

  • Islam strongly endorses socio-economic and welfare-friendly practices, supporting and promoting philanthropic and charitable deeds. The concept of waqf in Shari'a is regarded as an empirical embodiment of this very preposition. Waqf derives its origin from approximately fourteen centuries back, and is known to have been first practised by the Prophet himself for public utility or social causes.

  • waqf and its role in the islamic economic system_murat.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Cizakca, Murat (2009)

  • Philanthropic foundations are known in the Islamic world as waqf or habs. Whereas the latter term is used in North Africa and has also entered into the French language, the former is known, with slight variations, in the rest of the Islamic world and has entered into English. The word waqf (pl. awqaf) is derived from the Arabic root verb waqafa, which means to cause a thing to stop and stand still.

Browsing by Topic Islamic wealth management::Waqf

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  • revival_institution_waqf_sudan_mohsin.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda (2005)

  • During the early period of the Islamic civilization, the institution of waqf played various roles in the life of the Muslim. It had provided many crucial services in various sectors without inflicting any cost to the government. However, these roles have deteriorated since the 19th century to the present time. Since then, the situation of almost all waqf properties has been neglected, unproductive, and a burden to all the Muslim countries, including Sudan, and has weaken its roles in providing any services. This paper will highlight the recent revival of the institution of waqf in Sudan in the last decades and will find out to what extend this revival succeeded in developing the old w...

  • Should Malaysian states have a fresh approach to waqfs A Proposal for a ....pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Alias, Tunku Alina; Cizakca, Murat (2014)

  • This research aims to determine whether current legal structures (secular or religious) are sufficient to enable the proper functioning of waqf in Malaysia; and if not, whether there is need for changes or innovations to be introduced within the existing legal structures to allow waqf to operate in its modern form in Malaysia.

  • item.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Maruf, Aminuddin (2020)

  • Historically speaking, waqf has played a remarkable role in economic growth and development of Muslim countries. Recently, the call for productive waqf has grown widely and its implementation shows significant impact in various Muslim societies. Interestingly, the revival of idle waqf properties and the creation of cash waqf are becoming economic drivers that will improve the welfare of Muslim societies. It is also surprising to discover the creation of waqf cities in different types such as the Hamdard Waqf City of Health in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, Al-Rahmah Complex City in Somaliland and Darussalam Gontor Smart Waqf City for Education in Indonesia. The main objective of this...

  • role_cash_waqf_financial_instrument_financing_small_medium_sized_enterprises_ahcene.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Lahsasna, Ahcene (2010)

  • The main objective of this paper is show the significant role of cash waqf as new financial model in the Islamic financial system. The cash waqf model is meant to develop and enhance the financial services for small and medium size enterprises (SME). With the financial infrastructure based on cash waqf model the SMEs can overcome their financial challenges and obligations in business and commerce. However, the cash waqf model can be used as mechanism through its commerical and financial aspects to enhance the SMEs and facilitate their financial needs. The cash waqf has the potential to improve the domestic economic growth and play a significant role in the socioeconomic development by...

  • towards_institutional_mutawallis_management_waqf_properties_yusufsaleem.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Saleem, Muhammad Yusuf (2009)

  • This paper examines the management of waqf properties in Malaysia. Waqf comes under states’ jurisdiction and state laws are applicable to the creation, management and development of waqf properties. The institution of the Islamic Religious Council (Majlis Agama Islam) in the various states deal with the issues related to waqf including its management and act as the sole trustee (mutawalli) of all the waqf properties in the states. This paper argues that waqf as an institution is not as productive and beneficial as it was during the Islamic history. It contends that the practice of appointing government institutions as a mutawalli has not contributed to the productivity and efficient m...

  • item.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Alias, Tunku Alina (2011)

  • The claim of this thesis is that the waqf is not just a religious institution, but is an economic institution capable of contributing to economic growth. Accordingly, this thesis enquires into three questions: what factors led to this centralization process in Malaysia and its undesirable results, why we should care to change the situation, and what would be the solution to enable the waqf to achieve its full economic potential in this country. The objective of this thesis is to find a modern and efficient governance framework for waqf institution in Malaysia so that it can fulfill its intended purpose ...

  • item.jpg
  • Academic Proceeding


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah (2015)

  • The institution of waqf played a major role in early Islamic civilization it involves every aspect of socio-economic life in the Muslim world for 1300 years. Even though, the last century witnessed its destruction where its role becomes idle, undeveloped and unproductive in almost all Muslim countries, yet its recent revival shows optimism approached in galvanizing its socio-economic role. Through adopting new financial modes it manages to redevelop the old waqf properties into huge towers and buildings an innovation which succeeded inmultiplying the number of the beneficiaries of the old waqf properties.

  • waqf_islamic_banking_finance_missing_link_magda_2015.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda (2015)

  • Islam strongly endorses socio-economic and welfare-friendly practices, supporting and promoting philanthropic and charitable deeds. The concept of waqf in Shari'a is regarded as an empirical embodiment of this very preposition. Waqf derives its origin from approximately fourteen centuries back, and is known to have been first practised by the Prophet himself for public utility or social causes.

  • waqf and its role in the islamic economic system_murat.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Cizakca, Murat (2009)

  • Philanthropic foundations are known in the Islamic world as waqf or habs. Whereas the latter term is used in North Africa and has also entered into the French language, the former is known, with slight variations, in the rest of the Islamic world and has entered into English. The word waqf (pl. awqaf) is derived from the Arabic root verb waqafa, which means to cause a thing to stop and stand still.