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Experts Meet on Islamic Finance

12 Dec 2012

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Financial regulators, experts, jurists, academics and stakeholders across the world would meet to brainstorm on how to strategically promote growth and realign the practices of Islamic finance and economics with a view to opening new frontiers for the growth of the industry.

The 4th Langkawi Islamic Finance and Economics (LIFE-4) Global Forum being organised by the INSANIAH University College in collaboration with Deloitte, Islamic Development Bank, IBFIM-Malaysia and Rayyan Ventures Limited will provide global platform to discuss key issues around the competitiveness, growth and sustainability of Islamic finance.

LIFE-4 Global Forum is scheduled for February 2013 Sheraton Hotels and Tours, Langkawi Island, in Malaysia.
The theme of the forum is: Islamic Financial Planning and Wealth Management as the new frontier for Global Islamic Banking and Finance Industry.

Managing Director, Rayyan Ventures Limited, Nigeria’s partner to LIFE-4 Global Forum, Alhaji Idris Usman, said the forum would tackle how to reposition Islamic banking and finance for sustainable growth over the next decades.

According to him, the global nature and the quality of participation at the forum makes it a viable platform for the immediate strategic efforts to consolidate the asset size, market share, overall growth and competitiveness of services of Islamic banking and finance.

He noted that the forum would also focus on how to create more wealth in the system through Shari’ah-compliant financial planning and wealth management techniques while providing scholars opportunity to update their knowledge with latest know-how and skills.

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