LONDON – Despite the boom of Islamic finance in recent years, the shortage of experienced scholars in applying Shari`ah principles is hindering the progress of the industry.
"The big problem is that there just aren't enough of them," a Dubai-based banker told Reuters on condition of anonymity.
"It's a bit like being a rock star. They are disproportionately recognized, with people saying: 'I want that name in Malaysia, I want that name in Bahrain.'"...Is that you imam?