The 23rd edition of the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) will see a global participation with leaders from different regions across the world. The conference held in strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Bahrain will take place in Manama, Bahrain on the 5th, 6th and 7th of December 2016 and will feature a lineup of speakers. Keynote Speakers include Dr. Ahmed Al-Kholifey who heads the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA), Mr. Alexander P. Torshin, State Secretary - Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Russia and Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor, Central Bank of Bahrain.
The World Islamic Banking Conference is the longest running Islamic finance conference that speaks of a 23 year heritage with a platform that comprises of bankers, institutional investors, asset managers, policy makers, academics and other stakeholders. This year, WIBC will engage its audience in discussions on the challenges brought by the uncertainties in the global economic environment and highlight the need for Islamic finance to stay vigilant in order to maintain the current growth rates.