Tabung Haji run-up to Islamic finance in Malaysia
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Although Islam was introduced to South East Asia through traders in the 12th century and gained wide acceptance throughout the region in the 14th and 15th centruries (McDonnel, 1986; Ishak & Abdullah, 2012), the earliest hajj undertakings began only in 1849 (Baharudin, 2014). At that time, Malaysia then Malaya was a British colony. However, under the Pangkor Treaty of 1874, the British pledged that they would not interfere in the religion, customs and traditions of the Malays (Baharudin, 2014).
Islamic finance , Islamic banking , Tabung Haji , Malaysia
Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah & Seho, Mirzet. (2017). Tabung Haji run-up to Islamic finance in Malaysia. In Mohamed Ariff Abdul Kareem (Ed.), Islamic finance in Malaysia: growth & development (pp. 27-54). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Pearson Malaysia.
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