2nd Islamic Finance Forum to convene in Astana Sept 20


2nd Islamic Finance Forum to convene in Astana Sept 20The Second Annual Islamic Finance Forum will bring investors, borrowers and regulators together under one roof to achieve a better understanding of existing instruments of Islamic Finance and to find answers to issues encountered frequently in the course of doing business. It will take place on September 20 in Astana.

The First Islamic Finance Forum was held in January 2011 in Astana with the support of the Regional Financial Centre of Almaty (RFCA). Last year event was attended by a large number of high-ranking government officials from the Ministry of Finance, Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund, Financial Supervision Agency and representatives of foreign investment banks, development banks and a number of large Kazakh corporates. Among invited speakers are officials of the Government of Kazakhstan, Samruk-Kazyna, Kazakh and International Banks, corporates and legal practitioners, the British-Kazakh Society reports.

The Forum delegates include representatives from the Embassies of UAE, Malaysia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Russia, Kyrgyzstan and other countries.