10.12.2012 - World Islamic banking conference eyes int'l development
The 19th World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) opened Sunday in Bahrain with participants eyeing the international development of the Islamic banking industry. As the world's largest and most significant annual gathering of the Islamic banking industry, the WIBC is set to convene more than 1,200 industry leaders representing over 50 countries this year. In his speech at the opening of WIBC 2012, Khaled Mohammed Al- Aboodi, head of Saudi Islamic Development Bank's private sector branch, stressed building the Islamic banking's capacity and supporting its international development. (Press Release)