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Islamic Insurance : Official launch of Zaytuna Takaful
Tuesday, 11 June 2013, that took place the official launch of the Zaytuna Takaful, El Amana Takaful company private law. She became agreee by governments in Tunisia Islamic insurance company.
El Amana Takaful, the first company specializing in Islamic insurance in Tunisia and reinforces even more the introduction of Islamic financial system in Tunisia. The aim of the bank is to occupy a prominent place in the insurance sector in Tunisia
For Zaytuna Takaful insurance, the goal is to participate in innovation and diversification of Tunisian insurance products, contribute to the economic development of the country, business sustainability and social well-being of individuals.
For Tunisians who have use of Islamic Takaful insurance, they can ensure their vehicles, homes, assistance as well as the risk of companies, shipyards and the Takaful sea, land and air transportation.
Takaful insurance also includes savings insurance plans foresight, such as personal protection coverage and savings funds-including the complement individual retirement, scholarships studies, savings account.
Administrators representatives of the State for a term of 3 years Zaytuna Takaful have since May 2012, and Imen Hmila Ahmed Hadroug.
The Board of Directors is composed of the Princess Holding Company, forfeited by the State as the Zaytuna Bank and the Company Portfolio Invest
The Tunisian state occupies two seats and Mahfoud Barouni occupies a place as a member of the Board of Directors.
El Amana Takaful was created as part of a project of Tunisia and Saudi partnership with a group of Tunisian companies of insurance and reinsurance (MAP, COMAR, and ASTREE TUNIS RE), which holds a 60% stake.
There are also companies owned directly or indirectly groups Dallah El Baraka and El Baraka Bank of Bahrain, both properties of the Saudi businessman Sheikh Salah Abdallah El Kamel, a level of 34% stake (Baraka Bank Tunis the Beit Ettaoufik investment company and Best lease) while MZABI group (tunisia) participates in the share capital of up to 6%.
There are currently three Tunisia Islamic insurance companies, 2 are still being created.
Today, the development of Islamic banking and Islamic insurance depends strongly and a priori introduction of legislation more in line with expectations and market needs.
The chairman of the Finance Committee recalled that the Finance Act 2013 provides $ 500 million dollars in cash based on the issuance of Sukuk. Therefore, it is a new resource that the ins and outs need to be clarified by Ferjani Doghmane. He also said that the final report on the bill on Islamic Sukuk will be presented by the end of June 2013.
In addition to the Governor of the Tunisian Central Bank, the issuance of Islamic sukuk it will very likely not be issued this year
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