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Jakarta Post

Standarization of Islamic industry sought

  • Aditya Suharmoko and Erwida Maulia

    THE JAKARTA POST

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JAKARTA   /   Tue, March 3 2009   /  09:51 am

Economic brotherhood: Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (center with black cap) joins other Islamic leaders at the opening of the fifth World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) in Jakarta on Monday. The other leaders are (from left to right) WIEF chairman Tun Musa Hitam, United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Sheik Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Moroccan Prime Minister Abbas El Fassi, (Yudhoyono), Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Qatar Deputy Prime Minister Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Attiyah, Organization of Islamic (OIC) Secretary-General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu and the fifth WIEF organizing committee chairman Sofyan Djalil. JP/R. Berto Wedhatama As the Fifth World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) officially opened Monday, participating nations geared up to promote their lagging Islamic finance system amid the ongoing crisis in the “conventional” system. Malaysia Prime ...