Malaysia hosting World Islamic Economic Forum
The 6th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) kicked off in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Wednesday.
Bearing the theme 'Gearing for Economic Resurgence', the three-day forum will look at the role of Islamic banking and finance in paving the way for a more stable global financial system.
The event has brought together some 2,000 participants comprising world leaders and members of the global business community to attend the Forum to discuss ideas and strategies on global issues affecting trade and business and to network with each other on cross border business opportunities.
The World Islamic Economic Forum is a global conference that acts as an international business platform where the business sectors of the Muslim world meet for business opportunities and together with the government leaders, act as a hub where policy proposals on economic development can be formulated.
Iranian Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Seyyed Shamseddin Hosseini, heading a delegation, has attended the forum, the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting reported.