"Islamic Countries' Davos' Begins Nov. 22", Zaman, November 15, 2006
The Independent Industrialists & Businessmen's Association (MUSIAD) will be hosting the 11th MUSIAD International Trade Fair from November 23-26, 2006 in Istanbul, Turkey. The trade fair is informally known as the 'Davos of the Islamic world' and is sponsored by the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB). The conference has been added to the IHI Calendar of Conferences
"CBB Governor to lead discussions at 13th annual WIBC", AMEinfo, November 15, 2006
The Governor of the Bahrainian Central Bank, Rasheed M. Al Maraj, will lead the conference discussions at the 2006 World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC).
International Islamic Finance Forum, Europe
"Investment in Islamic finance key to future growth", AMEinfo, November 15, 2006
The Chairman of the Faisal Private Bank (Switzerland), Khalid Abdulla Janahi spoke on the final day of the IIFF, Europe yesterday and highlighted the importance of investing in human resources to continue the growth of the Islamic financial industry.
Dubai Islamic Bank sukuk
"$10bn in sukuk poised for issue", Financial Times, November 15, 2006
The Dubai Islamic Bank said that it is in the advanced stages of negotiation for $10bn in sukuk and 60 percent of that is for non-Islamic companies based in the Americas, Europe and Asia looking to tap the Gulf region for finance.
Islamic International Rating Agency
"Islamic International Rating Agency organizes Shari'a Quality Rating Workshop", AMEinfo, November 15, 2006
The Islamic International Rating Agency held a workshop on Shari'ah Quality Ratings on November 12, 2006 in Bahrain.