23.06.2011 - UK's Islamic finance capability assured as UKIFS integrates with TheCityUK
TheCityUK, an independent membership body promoting the financial services industry within the UK and beyond, has announced the integration of the UK Islamic Finance Secretariat (UKIFS) into its operations. The UKIFS is the leading cross-sectoral body assisting with the promotion and development of Islamic Finance, both domestically and representing the UK financial services industry internationally. The new integration will allow TheCityUK to focus on safeguarding and further developing the UK's strengths in Islamic finance, ensuring it not only remains the West's hub for this financial specialism but continues to be a significant contributor on a global stage. (Press Release)