Kuwait to host World Islamic Economic Forum

Kuwait will soon be hosting the 4th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIFE), April 29-May 1.

Kuwait to host World Islamic Economic Forum

Kuwait will soon be hosting the 4th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIFE), April 29-May 1, KUNA reported.

The forum, entitled "Islamic Countries: Partners in the Global Development", is also sponsored by Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah.

The opening ceremony will be held in Bayan Palace with the participation of leaders and senior officials of Islamic countries.

Heads of the chambers of commerce and industry in the Islamic countries will meet in a session that will take place in the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI).

In addition, an exhibition will be held on the sidelines of the forum with the participation of 50 Islamic companies.

The three-day forum will also discuss small and medium projects, the development of infrastructure, real estate development, the future of markets in the Islamic world, the future of energy, the role of investment in combating poverty, and education.

The forum, which will be the biggest event to be hosted by Kuwait in 2008, is organized by the World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation which was established in 2006.

The foundation is an independent non-profit organization that seeks to promote business partnerships and economic cooperation among Muslim entrepreneurs and companies in the Organization of Islamic Conference (CIO) countries and to promote understanding and dialogue between the Muslim and non-Muslim world.

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