World Islamic Finance Summit 2011 to be held on Sept 21-22

Banking and Finance

LAHORE –– The World Islamic Finance Summit 2011, will be held in Pakistan on the 21st and 22nd of September, 2011. This is a high-profiled conference to devise collaborative strategies and solutions for the development and promotion of Islamic financing in Pakistan. A special ceremony was held at Karachi Sheraton Hotel on 4th of May, 2011, to introduce the conference and unveil the attractive corporate-identity Logo of the Summit.

This international conference is being organized by Publicitas Pvt. Ltd. with complete support and patronage from the Islamic Banking Division (IBD) State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).

The Director IBD-SBP, Mr. Saleem Ullah addressed the unveiling ceremony, where he invited the stakeholders of Pakistan’s financial sector, especially the institutions engaged in Islamic finance, to actively participate in the upcoming summit.

A large number of financial experts and prominent leaders from numerous financial institutions have already expressed their interest in attending the two-day forum, to share their wisdom and suggest concrete measures to initiate collective efforts for the growth and expansion of Islamic-Finance in Pakistan.

During the introduction ceremony, the Managing Director – Conferences and New Initiatives, at Publicitas Pvt. Ltd., Syed Shahjahan Salahuddin, made a short presentation about the conference, it’s theme and objectives, and said; Publicitas is a leading media representation and event-management company in Pakistan, which has been providing services to a large and diversified group of prestigious clients, since the past 18 years. We are all excited about the great response we have received from the financial sector and are looking forward to their enthusiastic participation in the summit. This conference has been designed to introduce the international best-practices in the Islamic Finance sector of Pakistan.

The introduction ceremony also featured a curtain-raiser on the conference logo, followed by a photography session for the media. This well-attended ceremony clearly reflected the interest of the participants, which will lead to the success of this impressive endeavour.

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