Jordan to hold First Islamic Finance and Investment Forum next month

Jordan will host next month the First Islamic Finance and Investment Forum for the Middle East IFIF to discuss the role, functions and responsibilities of central banks in Islamic banking, Islamic funds & alternative investments, the situation of Islamic finance in the Middle East.

The event which will take place on the 2nd and 3rd of March at The King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center on the Dead Sea shores, will shed light on current trends and critical issues in Islamic finance and investment, particularly in the Middle East, according to an organizers’ statement released on Wednesday.

The two-day gathering will also tackle identifying the driving forces of global Islamic banking, Sukuk, challenges facing Islamic finance in light of the global financial crunch.

The forum will be coupled with an exhibition that will feature products and services related to Islamic finance.

The event is in co-ordination with Ministry of Finance, Ministry of planning and International Cooperation, Islamic Development Bank, International Islamic Financial Market, Islamic International Foundation for Economics & Finance, Bahrain.source: JNA