The 4th Langkawi Islamic Finance and Economics (LIFE-4) Global Forum, scheduled for mid-February 2013, will provide a global platform to discuss key issues around the competitiveness, growth and sustainability of Islamic finance. Its theme is ‘Islamic…
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