Malaysian Companies Take Centerstage At 9th World Islamic Economic Forum in London
Following the official 9th
WIEF launch on 3 July 2013 by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, the Honourable Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak and the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson in London, a Media Briefing was organised at the Secretariat Office of WIEF Foundation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 23rd
July led by Tun Musa Hitam, Chairman of WIEF Foundation along with Tan Sri Ahmad Fuzi Abdul Razak, Secretary General of WIEF Foundation and Datuk Syed Abu Bakar Almohdzar, Managing Director of WIEF Foundation. Mr. Muzaffar Hisham, CEO of Maybank Islamic Berhad, one of the speakers at the Forum in the ‘Bankers Panel: Internationalising Islamic Finance’ session was also present at the briefing and gave a brief remark on the importance and relevance of Islamic finance in today’s global economy.
Chairman of the WIEF, the Hon Tun Musa Hitam, said: “The forthcoming 9th World Islamic Economic Forum will be a great opportunity to build bridges towards peace and prosperity between the Muslim and non-Muslim world through the common language of business. The WIEF will showcase the very best that the Islamic world has to offer as a lucrative trade and investment hub.”