The Islamic Financial Services Board has announced that the IFSB Summit 2017 will be held between October 23 and 26 in Abu Dhabi. The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates will host the summit.
A memorandum of understanding on the collaboration for the event was signed between CBUAE and the IFSB, establishing the cooperation and commitment of both parties in organising this landmark Islamic finance event.
Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori, governor of the CBUAE said, “I believe that the financial community of the UAE, GCC, and MENA regions will benefit greatly from the interactions and discussions of this global Summit. The CBUAE is pleased to welcome our peers among the leaders and stakeholders of the global financial community to Abu Dhabi.”
Zahid Ur Rehman Khokher, acting secretary-general of the IFSB said, “We are happy for the continued support of the UAE for IFSB and its activities as we look forward to the successful second summit to be held in collaboration with the CBUAE, the first time was in 2007 in Dubai.”