17.02.2010 - “Bahrain ideal base for Deloitte’s Islamic finance knowledge centre”, EDB COO
From Albawaba.com: News that consulting giant Deloitte has opted to site its new Islamic Finance Knowledge Centre (IFKC) in Bahrain reflects the Kingdom’s track record as the most established financial centre in the Gulf and a global hub for Islamic Finance, according to Kamal Ahmed, Chief Operating Officer of the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB). “As the first country in the region to establish a finance industry over 40 years ago and a pioneer of Islamic finance, Bahrain is the ideal location for Deloitte to base its new Islamic Finance Knowledge Centre. We are delighted that Deloitte is among the growing number of global companies that are recognising the Kingdom as the location of choice from which to access the trillion dollarGulf market and the wider Middle East.”......................................Full Article: Source