The 14th World Islamic Economic Forum will be held at the Congress Centre in Astana, Kazakhstan on 4 July 2018, in conjunction with the Official Opening of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC).
To commemorate the launch, AIFC will host the three-day Astana Finance Days Forum on 3 – 5 July 2018. It will feature major international events including the AIFC International Presentation. The WIEF Foundation is invited to present the 14th WIEF on 4 July 2018 and it is revered as one of the major events in the three-day programme.
Themed ‘Inclusive Growth: A Resilient Future’ this distinct one-day edition of the Forum will focus on the significance of Islamic finance, in support of one of the core pillars of the AIFC. Engage and network with the global business community through insightful discussions and dialogues in the picturesque city of Astana, as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.
The Astana Finance Days will also feature dedicated and specialised sessions on green investment, fist AIFC law, fintech and infrastructure as well as global finance, leading up to the AIFC International Presentation on 5 July 2018.
The WIEF Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation based in Kuala Lumpur, organises the annual World Islamic Economic Forum, a world-class business platform showcasing business opportunities in the Muslim world and runs programmes of the various initiatives of the Foundation that strengthen people partnership and knowledge exchange between Muslim and non-Muslim communities across the globe. The WIEF has previously held forums in Malaysia, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Kuwait, Pakistan, the United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates and aims to bring together Muslim and non-Muslim communities through the common language of business.