POST EVENT REPORT
POST EVENT REPORT
ADFIMI Study Visit to Türkiye 4th– 6th September 2023
Following the launch of the Istanbul Financial Center; our esteemed member, Türkiye Halk Bankası A.Ş.,
(Halkbank) sponsored a study visit to the center in order to introduce institutions within the Istanbul Financial
Center on 4-5 September 2023. We would like to thank our sponsor HALKBANK for this successfully completed
The inaugural study visit training program co-curated by the Association of National Development Finance
Institutions in Member Countries of the Islamic Development Bank (ADFIMI) and Association of Development
Finance Institutions Malaysia (ADFIM) was an exclusive offering to esteemed members of the both
associations. This meticulously organized study tour was propelled by a core objective: to delve into the
fundamental success factors, challenges, and the epitome of best practices exhibited by the financial
development banks and institutions in Türkiye. A critical focal point of this exploration was to glean insights
on repositioning Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) to adeptly navigate the evolving financial landscape
in the wake of recent economic recuperation.
The study visit to Türkiye by ADFIMI and ADFIM members has undoubtedly provided a platform for enhancing
mutual understanding and fostering stronger ties between the host nation and the participating nations in the
The program has demonstrated a significant level of success, primarily underpinned by the
vigorous engagement from the participants, an attribute greatly enhanced by the commendable organization
and fervor from both the participants and the host banks. The structure and content of the program were
meticulously tailored to foster a conducive atmosphere for insightful interactions and experiential learning.
The post-program evaluation yielded substantial feedback, providing a nuanced understanding of the
participants' experiences and the program’s alignment with their professional objectives. An overwhelming
positive response was recorded regarding the program's relevance to their current job roles and its
instrumental role in unveiling potential investment opportunities in Türkiye for Malaysian entrepreneurs. This
affirmation underscores the program’s critical role as a conduit for exploring synergies between the Malaysian
and Turkish financial and entrepreneurial landscapes.
We would like to thank again our sponsor HALKBANK for this successfully completed event.