Global Islamic Economy Summit, the first forum that brings together the Islamic finance and halal industries, will be held at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai on Nov. 25.
The two-day forum will discuss the
evolving Islamic economic landscape and the implications for the 57
Muslim countries around the world. The summit will also talk about how
the Islamic finance and halal industries can push beyond the Muslim
world to benefit from and participate in the global economy.
by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Thomson Reuters, the
conference will open with a keynote speech addressing Dubai’s potential
to play a constructive role to develop the Islamic economies around the
“Dubai’s ability to bring together key decision-makers and
stakeholders is indicative of its ability to act as a bridge between the
East and West; Muslim and non-Muslim; business and consumer,” Abdul
Rahman Saif Al-Ghurair, chairman of Dubai chamber, said in a statement
related to the event.
“The Islamic Economy is emerging as a new
paradigm that will be driving economic growth over the coming decade.
Bringing together diverse elements across various industry sectors,
spanning geographic regions and crossing cultural boundaries, this
inaugural summit will be the defining event for Thomson Reuters and
Dubai,” said Russell Haworth, MD, MENA, Thomson Reuters.
is in line with the launch of Dubai: Capital of Islamic Economy by
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, vice president and prime minister
of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, and is held with his support. The event
will culminate with a senior-level panel discussing Sheikh Mohammed’s
Islamic economy vision, specifically looking at the role of governments
and the private sector to facilitate development of the Islamic economic