08.06.2011 - Bahrain to further strengthen its position as the global nerve centre for Islamic finance
More than 1,200 delegates from over 50 countries are set to join the leaders from the global Islamic finance industry at the 18th Annual World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC 2011) in Bahrain, confirming the Kingdom's position as the leading global hub for Islamic finance. Announcing the launch of WIBC 2011, David McLean, Managing Director of the World Islamic Banking Conference, said that "The Kingdom of Bahrain for many years has played a leading role in the development of the international Islamic finance industry. (Press Release)