21.05.2009 - Mauritius craves to become regional Islamic finance centre
From Afriquejet.com: The conference on Islamic finance, organis ed by the Bank of Mauritius, opened Tuesday in Pointe-aux-Piments, in the north of the island, bringing together nearly 200 participants, some of whom came from Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Indonesia, the United Arab Emirates and Sudan, PANA reported. Inaugurating the conference, Mauritian Minister of Finance Ramakrishna Sithanen said he wanted to turn Mauritius into the favourite gateway to the region in the field of Islamic finance.......Full Article: Source