05 June 2018

 A revolutionary Islamic life plan combines function with spiritual fulfilment through waqf”, “zakat”, “sadaqah”, and “hajj/umrah” features


Kuala Lumpur: CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad (“CIMB Islamic”) today launched Takaful Mulia, a first-in-market Takaful policy specially designed for Muslims to benefit from coverage upon death or Total Permanent Disability (TPD) , savings and benefits related to Islamic religious obligations such as waqf”, “zakat”, “fidyah/sadaqah”, and “hajj/umrah”. Takaful Mulia also provides an additional 100% of sum assured for accidental death or TPD that occurred in a mosque or surau, and/or while performing the Hajj or Umrah.  


Takaful Mulia is the latest addition to CIMB Islamic’s suite of Takaful solutions developed exclusively for CIMB Islamic by its bancatakaful partner, Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Berhad (“Sun Life Malaysia”).


Speaking at the launch, Rafe Haneef, CEO, Group Islamic Banking, CIMB Group said, “CIMB Islamic, in partnership with Sun Life Malaysia, has always focused on the best value proposition for our customers. Through innovative and compelling propositions such as this first-in-market Takaful Mulia, subscribers can fulfil their religious obligations, even upon death or total permanent disability. With CIMB Islamic and Sun Life Malaysia’s combined capabilities, customers can look forward to further innovative products that make takaful both functional and spiritually fulfilling as part of their financial planning journey based on Shariah principles.”   


Muhammad Fikri Mohamad Rawi, CEO, Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Berhad added, “Charity is one of the few deeds in Islam that need not end upon a person’s demise. We are proud to have partnered with CIMB Islamic to offer this innovative Takaful Mulia which helps CIMB clients to not only leave something for their loved ones upon their demise, but also fulfil their religious obligations of “waqf”, “zakat”, and “sadaqah”. Takaful Mulia has definitely struck the right balance between protection, savings and spiritual fulfilment, setting a new benchmark in Malaysia’s takaful industry.”


Benefits of Takaful Mulia include:


Financial and Protection Benefits

  • A lump sum amount of 100% of the sum covered plus the value of universal account in the event of death/TPD
  • An additional lump sum amount of 100% of sum covered in the event of accidental death/TPD at the Mosque/Surau or while performing Hajj/Umrah
  • A lump sum amount of RM2,000 if/when the person covered embarks on the Hajj/Umrah trip


Spiritual Benefits

  • A regular waqf contribution (3% from total contribution) payable to the appointed waqf body
  • An additional 10% of the sum covered payable to the appointed waqf body in the event of death/TPD
  • A 2.5% payment from universal account value to appointed zakat body in the event of death/TPD or final benefit payout or surrender of the contract
  • A lump sum payout of RM1,000 as fidyah/sadaqah payout in the event of death



Takaful Mulia is also offered as part of the recently launched CIMB F.I.R.S.T. – which stands for Finance, Insure, Returns, Save and Transact – a holistic financial planning proposition that is unique to each customer’s needs and life stage. Customers can check out Takaful Mulia or CIMB F.I.R.S.T. through www.cimbbank.com.mywww.cimbislamic.com.my and via all CIMB Bank and CIMB Islamic branches for customers requiring face-to-face assistance.

Rafe Haneef, CEO, Group Islamic Banking, CIMB Group (second from left) together with Raymond Lew, CEO & President/Country Head, Sun Life Malaysia (second from right), Gary Yong, Regional Head, Wealth Management (WM), Group Consumer Banking, CIMB Group (first from left), and Muhammad Fikri Mohamad Rawi, CEO, Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Berhad (first from right) at the launch of CIMB Islamic's first-in-market Takaful Mulia in Kuala Lumpur today