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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 claims slice of halal tourism market

Sharjah will stake its claim to the halal travel and tourism market at this year’s World Halal Travel Summit & Exhibition, which takes place in Abu Dhabi from 19-21 October. The world’s halal travel and tourism market is currently estimated to be worth US$135 billion (AED 496b) and is forecast to grow to US$200 billion (AED 735b) by 2020. Sharjah ...

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