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Press Release: CBK-IFSB High-Level Conference to Tackle Key Macro Level Issues on Islamic Finance

30.04.18 The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) and the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) are pleased to announce the agenda for the upcoming CBK-IFSB Islamic finance conference held on 2 May 2018, in Kuwait City, under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

The conference will see a line-up of over 20 speakers, including 4 central bank governors and deputies, and 5 CEOs of Islamic banks, as well as the participation of senior executives from international bodies including the World Bank, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, IFSB, International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation, etc, who will be speaking alongside leading Sharia scholars, representatives of FinTech firms and ratings agencies and other industry stakeholders.

The conference will tackle key macro issues facing the industry including how governments can leverage on Islamic finance to build a diversified and sustainable economy to address many of the economic, social and financial stability challenges that are affecting different countries around the world.