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Summit highlights potential of global Islamic economy

An estimated 3,500 representatives of government, financial and investment sectors attended this week’s Global Islamic Economy Summit (GEIS) 2015, which took place in Dubai, highlighting the potential of the global Islamic economy. Sharjah’s investment interests were represented at the event by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq). Sharjah has aligned its development strategy closely with the world’s fast-growing Islamic economy, ...

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Sharjah grows role as centre for halal food

Sharjah is fast developing as centre for halal food, a global market worth US$2 trillion (AED 7.3t) worldwide. Global food producers converged on Sharjah earlier this month to meet with buyers from the Middle East and North African and the Indian sub-continent at the third annual OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) Halal Congress. A wide variety of halal food producers ...

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