First Islamic Finance and Investment Forum for the Middle East In Jordan

The First Islamic finance and investment forum for the Middle East is going to be held at King Hussein Bin Talal conferences center in the Dead Sea region in Jordan on the March 2nd and 3rd with the participation of Syria.

A group of investors and businessmen will participate in the forum, which is held under the title “Shaping the Future of Islamic Finance”.

Countries participating in the forum in addition to Syria and the host State Jordan are the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Iraq, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, Tunisia, Algeria, Yemen, Djibouti, Sudan, Iran, Cyprus, Malaysia, Britain and USA.

The Islamic Finance and Investment Forum for the Middle East (IFIF 2010), in its first edition, is a regional high-ranking gathering dedicated to Islamic Finance and Investments in the Middle East. More than 550 participants mainly from the Middle East, South East Asia and Europe will have rich networking opportunities through a multidimensional event gathering.

The key topics to be covered include: Islamic funds and alternative investments, reality of Islamic finance in the Middle East, the driving forces of global Islamic banking, the attractiveness of the Sukuk market, Islamic finance: problems and challenges, development and the future of the Islamic finance sector, and Islamic finance and financial crisis.

source : sana