Forum set to probe Islamic finance issues
The Al Baraka 34th Symposium on Islamic Economics is scheduled to be held in Jeddah on July 17 and 18. The symposium will discuss methods of calculating zakat of equity and debt financing. It will cover fiqh and Islamic doctrinal researches submitted by scholars specialised in Islamic banking and finance, who will discuss issues related to investment including sukuk and fiqh, debt and participation contract. A number of scholars and economists will comment on these researches in open sessions – which will be attended by about a 1,000 interested people from various Islamic countries.