KUALA LUMPUR: Five small and medium enterprise (SME) suppliers from Malaysia are preparing to ship their halal food products worth RM600,000 to Britain to be sold at 180 Tesco stores there as part of the efforts by Tesco Stores (M) Sdn Bhd to bring Malaysian products to the global arena.
Tunisia Hosts Regional Workshop on Islamic Banking and Development of Sukuk Market
A Regional Workshop on Islamic Banking and Development of Sukuk Markets jointly organized by IDB and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was hosted by the Central Bank of Tunisia (CBT) during 17-19 December in Tunis. The objective of the workshop was to transfer knowledge, exchange experiences and build technical capacity in the Ministries of Finance and Central Banks from participant countries including Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Libya, Oman, Mauritania, Morocco, Yemen and Tunisia.
IDB Hosts Risk Management Meeting on Islamic Banking in Collaboration with GARP
Jeddah, KSA, 18.12.2012 – The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group’s research and training arm, IRTI (Islamic Research and Training Institute) hosted last week a joint consultative meeting on Risk Management in collaboration with GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals), a leader in global financial risk testing and certification programs. Other IDB Group departments such as IFPDC (Islamic Financial Product Development Center) and GRMD (Group Risk Management Department) collaborated in the event held at the IDB Headquarters.
ICC appoints new chair of Commission on Trade and Investment Policy
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is pleased to announce the appointment of James Bacchus as Chair of the ICC Commission on Trade and Investment Policy. Mr Bacchus served as a founding member and Chairman of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO
SESRIC will organize a study visit on ‘Railway System Technologies’ in collaboration with the Turkish State Railways and Ministry of National Education of the Republic of Turkey, on 17-21 December 2012 in Eskisehir, Turkey.
Ambassador of Azerbaijan presents his credentials to the OIC
The Secretary General of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu received on 16th December 2012, at his office, the new Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mr. Rasim Rizayev
Moroccan Prime Minister, Receives OIC Secretary General
Mr Abdelilah Benkirane, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Morocco, received at the headquarters of the prime ministry in Rabat on 13 December 2012 Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu.
IDB President Calls for Encouraging Innovation and Creativity in Islamic Countries
Johor Bahru, Malaysia, December, 2012 - In a speech at the opening ceremony of the 8th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, the President of the IDB Group called on the participants to encourage innovation and creativity in Islamic countries and launch regional partnerships to achieve accelerated development.
ICC and UNDP seek nominees for the 2013 Business for Peace Award
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Oslo-based Business for
Peace Foundation are seeking nominees for the 2013 Business for Peace Award, a global honour accorded to inspiring business leaders and entrepreneurs who combine ethical responsibility with business success. CACCI members can be part of this nomination if you are successful entrepreneurs.