SALALAH — The Islamic Banking, promising finance horizons seminar was held at Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) in the Governorate of Dhofar yesterday. Abdullah bin Salim al Rowas, Chairman of OCCI branch in the Governorate of Dhofar, delivered a speech where he commended the efforts of Al Roya newspaper and Hatim bin Hamad al Taie, GM and Editor-In-Chief, to organise this seminar that aim at enhancing public awareness of Islamic banking.
The seminar included four themes namely Islamic banking products, Islamic banking as a finance arm for development and production projects, the role of Islamic banking in financing MSEs and success factors for Islamic banking in the Sultanate. The seminar comes within the awareness campaign organised by Al Roya in collaboration with the CBO with participation by a number of major banks, Islamic banking windows, bankers and experts in the Sultanate.
It gave participants the opportunity to gain first-hand information on the importance of the industry to the financial landscape of Oman. It included in-depth insights into the Islamic banking tools available to realise growth in the economy.
(Oman Daily Observer / 19 June 2013)
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