Dr Suleiman Walhad

IBSA to extend Islamic banking in Africa

Recently, the Islamic Banking Summit Africa (IBSA) started at the Djibouti Palace Kempinski, Djibouti. The main purpose of the event is to make use of the Africa opportunity in Islamic finance. More than 200 leading figures in the international Islamic banking and finance industry took part in the discussions on the topic. A special address by Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti, and a keynote address by Djama M. Haid, Governor of the Central Bank of Djibouti, were included in the summit. Key challenges for Islamic banking in Africa were analyzed and discussed at length.

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