ICS (London) Ltd. strengthen its position in Sudan’s Banking and Financial Sector by Launching its Universal Islamic Banking Solutions BANKS ISLAMIC

May, 2009
Sudan -Khartoum: A one day Seminar organized by International Computer Systems (London) Ltd. – ICS, the global provider of integrated universal banking systems, was held at the Sudan Banks Union in Khartoum- the capital of Sudan- on May 06, 2009. The event was entitled “Introducing BANKS ISLAMIC” where ICS showcased its fully integrated banking solution software BANKS and presented one of its high technology universal product; BANKS ISLAMIC.
The Seminar’s main aim was to introduce BANKS ISLAMIC to the banks in Sudan, where the central bank and many banks, including CEOs, General Managers, consultants, Technical directors and IT Managers attended the Seminar and where exposed to the latest developments and applications of BANKS ISLAMIC.
As Sudan is considered one of the largest countries in Africa and all of its banks are running on Islamic Sharia-compliant banking, ICS (London) brought together all of these banks and experienced a successful demonstration, excellent feedback results and winning lead opportunities. BANKS ISLAMIC captured bankers’ attention, due to its unique and distinguished applications and stimulating fully constructed systems for complete integrated Islamic solutions that are implemented in any bank’s IT infrastructure.
ICS (London) involvement in the Africa region started by offering a comprehensive best practices financial solutions for banking and financial institutions using BANKS software, providing integrated solutions in the beginning of its establishment in London, then started providing assistance in every aspect of the Information Technology’s consultancy, development, networking, infrastructure, implementation, training, and on-going maintenance.
Mr. Firas Malkawi, the Islamic Banking Senior Manager at ICS (London), was one of the Seminar speakers, stated: “The Islamic banking industry is the healthiest and most stable among other industries, which is showing an immense growth to the extent that even other banking industries are having an Islamic window to enhance their productivity and services. The MEASA region is the center of the banking and financial technology industry. Hence, ICS solutions are committed to deliver an extraordinary value to the region, through BANKS software, which is the ideal software for leading Banks”. The Seminar program was organized by the Territory Manager at ICS; Mr. Hani Al Hamaideh, who emphasized on how important ICS’s presentation in Sudan towards the company’s manifestation in the MEASA region; Middle East, Africa and South Asia. The Seminar included a total of five hour presentation throughout the day, by Mr. Firas Malkawi; the Islamic Banking Senior Manager at ICS, and Mr. Raja Khoury; the Operations Manager at ICS who illustrated how the system is centralized, distributed and has hybrid architecture. Mr. Khoury also stated: “The system BANKS ISLAMIC is bilingual; applied by any two languages from the main languages; Arabic, English or French. BANKS is very rich with its security features and flexibility. I was fascinated by the interest the bankers in Sudan had in attending the Seminar, it was one of the very successful events in Sudan.” Several Islamic banks requested a concealed meeting with ICS’ team, and were fascinated by the mobility, flexibility and the complete integration of BANKS ISLAMIC modules.
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