Kazakhstan, Astana, May 25 / Trend A.Maratov /
Astana will host the seventh World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) on June 7-9, the Kazakh Industry and Trade Ministry reported.
The event will be attended by over 150 renowned local and foreign speakers.
The forum topic is "Globalization: Interaction, Competition and Cooperation for the mobilization of Muslim and non-Muslim countries to greater economic independence through open channels of multilateral relations and strategic cooperation".
The forum will discuss issues of Islamic banking, development of financial infrastructure, "halal" industry, development of small and medium businesses and alternative energy sources.