Under the patronage of H.E. Darwish bin Ismail bin Ali Al Balushi, Minister Responsible for Financial Affairs in the Sultanate of Oman, "Oman First Islamic Finance & Banking Conference” organized by Al-Iktissad Wal-Aamal Group in collaboration with the Central Bank of Oman is to take place on 23-24 January 2012, at Al Bustan Palace Hotel – Muscat.
key issues relevant to the Islamic financial industry are to be highlighted during the course of the two day conference including: Policies and Regulatory Perspectives of Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking growth & International expansion, Islamic Finance and Capital Market Activities, Supervisory and Regulatory Role of Shari'ah Boards, Islamic Finance Socio-Economic Accountability.
Prominent speakers will address current topics of discussion and latest trends in the sector and include: Executive President of the Central Bank of Oman H.E. Hamood Bin Sangour Al-Zadjali, Governor of the Central Bank of the UAE H.E. Sultan Bin Nasser Al-Souwaidi, First Vice-Governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon Raed Charafeddine, Chairman of the Union of Arab Banks Adnan Youssef. In addition President of the Islamic Development Bank Dr. Ahmad Mohamad Ali will be heading a high level delegation and is to deliver a keynote speech at the conference's opening ceremony.
Conference sessions will reveal latest research and studies accomplished by a group of prominent specialists, academics and senior staff in the financial and Islamic banking sectors, from diverse regional and international leading organizations and corporations in the Islamic financial industry.
The Conference will gather 400 participants from various Arab and Islamic countries including Islamic and commercial banking leaders, fund managers, Shari’ah and legal experts, representatives of foreign banks and investment firms and world level consultants, in addition to a large number of participants interested in Islamic banking.
"Oman First Islamic Finance & Banking Conference" is sponsored by AL Ahli Bank-Oman, Diamond Sponsor, Al Hilal Bank (UAE), Al Baraka Banking Group (Bahrain), International Turnkey Systems (ITS) (Kuwait), and Talks Oman as communication partner.