Hamdan bin Mohammed attends Global Islamic Economy Summit
30 October, 2018
Dubai Crown Prince His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended today the fourth edition of the Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES), which kicked-off today in Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
The two-day summit will deliberate on ideas to leverage the Islamic economy to boost social integration and promote innovation and technology in a manner that ensures the Islamic economy remains dynamic.
“The fourth edition of GIES comes at a pivotal time for Dubai and the global Islamic economy, which is entering its next phase of growth as it embraces the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Through this summit, Dubai aims to unify the global efforts to promote the Islamic economy and to create an environment in which everyone will work to develop an integrated Islamic economic model, in which the Islamic economy will be able to expand its product base and move towards new horizons,” Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, told delegates.
UAE Minister of Economy and Chairman of Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre H.E Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, highlighted the importance of the summit, and the Shariah based economy.
President of Tatarstan, H.E Rustam Minnikhanov, delivered a keynote speech highlighting the importance of Islamic economy for his country.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan also honored winners of the 6th edition of the Islamic Economy Award, which included 7 categories.
As the world's largest and most comprehensive forum dedicated to all aspects of the Islamic economy, the Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) in Dubai has become an important platform for industry leaders and stakeholders to collaborate, share knowledge, and explore new areas of opportunity that are emerging within halal industries. With a high calibre of participants who include heads of state, ministers, policymakers and prominent CEOs, GIES 2018 is addressing important matters and trends that are having a major impact on the sector.