Shaikh Hamdan tours the exhibition after opening the Global Islamic Economy Summitin Dubai yesterday. The summit is being attended by more than 2,500 delegates (Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News)

Hamdan launches business-to-consumer portal and app

Second Global Islamic Economy Summit begins in Dubai

Dubai: The third edition of Global Islamic Economy Summit was opened by Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, on Tuesday.

Attended by more than 2,500 local, regional and foreign delegates, the summit deliberated on issues surrounding the Islamic economy including the scalable solutions to empower the next generation and ways to harness the underutilised capital and high-impact philanthropy for social development among others.

On the sidelines of the GIES 2016, Shaikh Hamdan launched the ‘My Salaam’ portal and mobile app. My Salaam portal and mobile app complement the B2B platform Salaam Gateway launched by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, during the second edition of GIES in 2015. “The My Salaam App is an innovative and progressive initiative that is fully aligned with the digital age we live in. Through this launch, we aspire to empower Islamic economy businesses as well as consumers with powerful tools to live more efficiently, abundantly, and wisely — even while staying in tune with the times and enjoying the conveniences of our digital and mobile age,” Shaikh Hamdan said.

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