Mubasher: Bahrain will host the 25th edition of the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) which will take place on 26 to 28 November, according to an official statement.
Middle East Global Advisors (MEGA), a leading financial intelligence platform facilitating the development of knowledge-based economies in the MENASEA markets, announced that it will arrange this year’s event, the largest gathering of Islamic banking and finance leaders across the world.
More than 1200 international industry powerhouses, policy makers, innovators, and shareholders will gather in the three-day conference under the title of “Islamic Finance & Sustainable Economic Growth in the Age of Disruption” in line with its steady vision to serve as a compass for the global Islamic finance and banking industry.
“Countries need to rebuild fiscal buffers, enact structural reforms, and steer monetary policy cautiously in an environment that is already complex and challenging. In the midst of this, the 25th WIBC will focus on how Islamic finance can build on its global value proposition as a means of strengthening the financial sector,” Speaking ahead of the 25th WIBC, Ehsan Abbas, Chairman, Middle East Global Advisors, said.
It is noteworthy that “WIBC 2017 registered participation from a staggering 1200 delegates, 87 partners, 90 high profile speakers from across 50 countries, further boosting the powerful WIBC brand and its legacy,” according to the statement.