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UAE: Sheikh Hamdan appoints CEO of DIEDC

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has issued a decision appointing Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar as CEO of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC). The decision came ...

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Malaysia: Halal Verified Engine By JAKIM and DagangHalal Launched

The Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (“JAKIM”) and DagangHalal Berhad (“DHB”) recently launched (on 11 December 2013) the Halal Verified Engine (“HVE”)— the world’s first online system designed to help expedite Halal-certification process for applicants. Built entirely on Microsoft’s cloud ...

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Opinion: Islamic Finance – What’s In It For Me?

By Khurram Bhatti, CFI Grant Thornton United Arab Emirates (UAE) Audit Partner talks about the key aspects related to Islamic Finance. There is much to both venerate and praise about Islamic Finance. Its stated philosophy and principles are probably as ...

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Opinion: Bangladesh: Mafi Muslim!

I came to attend the first ever Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai, UAE. Academia, policy planners, civil society members, ministers, bankers, professionals and researchers from all over the Muslim world, the USA, the UK, Germany, Austria and France joined ...

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