Mohammed meets scholars attending Islamic Economic Forum
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received an elite group of professors and scholars in the presence of Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai.
The scholars are attending the Islamic Economic FIQH Forum, which kicked off earlier today at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The event will conclude on Tuesday.
Sheikh Mohammed and the scholars exchanged views on the importance of Islamic economy in banking, trade and financial transactions , as many countries are implementing the components of Islamic economy in public and private sectors.
The professors and scholars commended the vision of Sheikh Mohammed, embodied in the declaration of Dubai as the capital of the Islamic economy in 2013.
The scholars and professors, specialised in Islamic jurisprudence, will deliberate over three days a number of topics pertaining to Islamic legislation in the sectors of Islamic economy, exchange, banking, sukuk, and halal food.
The forum will focus on instilling Islamic jurisprudence in these transactions. It will issue resolutions on the Islamic economy.
Among others present were, Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of the Cabinet Affairs, Dr. Hamad bin Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Director-General of the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai, Chairman of the Higher Committee for Islamic Economic FIQH Forum, Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, Director-General of the Department of Protocol and Hospitality in Dubai, Shaikh Abdullah bin Bayyah, Chairman of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, Dr. Abdel Hay Azb, President of Al Azhar University, former ministers and other religious dignitaries and clerics.
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