29.05.2009 - Malaysia sets aside $1.7bln for Islamic speculation
From Sukuk.net: The Malaysian government is setting aside a sum of USD 1.72 billion for the Sharia-compliant venture capital sector, in a bid to boost global Islamic financing, a top official told KUNA Wednesday. Deputy Finance Minister Awang Adek Hussin said there is constant growth in international interest in Islamic investment, and particular rise in demand for Islamic Sukouk.......Full Article: Source