Majid Saif Al Ghurair, chairman, Dubai Chamber and board member of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre.

Dubai to host Global Islamic Economy Summit in October

The third Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) will be held at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai on October 11-12, the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre and Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry have announced.

Themed “Inspiring Change”, this year’s event will include six plenary sessions covering broad topics such as the global dynamics shaping the Islamic economy, as well as more specific subjects such as Islamic finance and sukuk.

In addition, the summit will host parallel sessions discussing Islamic economic sectors from halal products and modest fashion to family tourism and Islamic art, a statement said.

The GIES 2016 schedule also includes...