Manama, Bahrain: Sheikh Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Naif Al Orayer, the Chairman of t’azur Company b.s.c. (c ) (t’azur), has received the “Outstanding Contribution to Islamic Finance” award at the 2009 Islamic Business & Finance Awards for his pioneering involvement in the Islamic Finance Industry, particularly in Islamic Insurance (Takaful).
The annual award ceremony, this year held at the Emirates Towers Hotel Dubai, honors companies and individuals that have made a significant contribution to global Islamic Finance industry. Short-lists for each of the categories are compiled by judges from across the globe and are voted on by the global readership of the Islamic Business & Finance magazine.
“I am deeply honored to receive this award on behalf of t’azur” said Sheikh Dr. Al Orayer, “t’azur is succeeding thanks to the vision of the founding shareholders, the tireless effort of its Board Directors, managers and staff. Islamic Finance, and Takaful in particular, is a new and very challenging field; we at t’azur always have and always will continue to develop innovative products and services for the benefit of all our clients. It is with great pleasure and deep gratitude that I accept this honorable award”
t’azur is a Bahrain-based Takaful (Islamic Insurance) company, founded by Unicorn Investment Bank, and offers both life and non-life products and services to individuals and corporate clients. To date t’azur has operations in Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar, where it recently established itself as the first Islamic General Insurance Company in the QFC (Qatar Financial Centre).