Summit being held in Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Dubai Crown Prince His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has attended the fourth edition of the Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) in Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
The two-day summit will deliberate on ideas to leverage the Islamic economy to boost social integration and promote innovation and technology in a manner that ensures the Islamic economy remains dynamic.
Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said: “The fourth edition of GIES comes at a pivotal time for Dubai and the global Islamic economy, which is entering its next phase of growth as it embraces the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
“Through this summit, Dubai aims to unify the global efforts to promote the Islamic economy and to create an environment in which everyone will work to develop an integrated Islamic economic model, in which the Islamic economy will be able to expand its product base and move towards new horizons.”
As the world's largest and most comprehensive forum dedicated to all aspects of the Islamic economy, the Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) in Dubai has become an important platform for industry leaders and stakeholders to collaborate, share knowledge, and explore new areas of opportunity that are emerging within halal industries.
With a high calibre of participants who include heads of state, ministers, policymakers and prominent CEOs, GIES 2018 is addressing important matters and trends that are having a major impact on the sector.