MIFC Epicentre May 2014 / Rejab 1435H
Organisations such as the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have increasingly expanded their activities in support of the development of Islamic Finance globally. These activities complement those of the multilateral Islamic Finance bodies and reflect the growing interest in the economic possibilities arising within the Islamic countries and even beyond.
Other Highlights:
Prime Minister of Mauritius Delivers Keynote Address at the 11th Islamic Financial Services Board's Summit
The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) launched its 11th Annual Summit with a Keynote Address by Dr. The Hon. Navinchandra Ramgoolam, the Prime Minister of Mauritius. Themed, "New Markets and Frontiers for Islamic Finance: Innovation and the Regulatory Perimeter", the Summit 's proceedings was held on 21 and 22 May 2014 in Mauritius, and hosted by Bank of Mauritius.

The Next Frontier for Islamic Finance: Africa
Bank Negara Malaysia hosted a Business Forum entitled "Islamic Finance and African Infrastructure Development', in conjunction with the 11th IFSB Summit in Mauritius. The Forum attracted more than 120 delegates that comprised global financial, investment and business leaders from the African and Asian region as well as multi-national corporations from Mauritius. The Business Forum discussion was followed by an engaging Questions & Answers session.
Exclusive interview with the Business Forum moderator and panelists will be published in June.
INCEIF Holds Its Second Knowledge Sharing Partner Session as Part of IFSB Pre-Summit Events
The Global University of Islamic Finance held a masterclass for 75 top level executives attending the 11th Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) Summit held in the bay of Pointe Aux Piments. The Knowledge Sharing Partner Session by INCEIF is among the programmes realised under a strategic collaboration between INCEIF and IFSB and is aimed at encouraging knowledge-exchange initiatives among academics, policymakers and practitioners.
IFSB-IRTI Released the Mid-Term Review of the Ten-Year Framework and Strategies for Islamic Financial Services Industry Development
The "Ten-Year Framework and Strategies for Islamic Financial Services Industry (IFSI) Development: A Mid Term Review", a document jointly published by the IFSB and Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), the research arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB), was launched during an IFSB-IRTI Session on Mid-Term Review of the IFSI Development: Ten-Year Framework and Strategies held in Mauritius.
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