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First Global Exclusive Knowledge Partner at World Islamic Retail Banking Conference.

First Global has been awarded with an 'Exclusive Knowledge Partner' sponsorship for the upcoming World Islamic Retail Banking Conference (WIRBC), to be held on 9 - 10 October 2012, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa - Dubai, UAE.

Staging its fourth edition this year, WIRBC has created an excellent networking platform for the global Islamic retail bankers and other stakeholders. Since the conference's first edition in 2009, Founder & Managing Director of First Global Group, Muhammed Ikram Thowfeek, has been one of the headline speakers sharing his knowledge, experience and the practical exposure gained in the industry over the last two decades. "Indeed it's a great opportunity to be an integral part of WIRBC as an 'Exclusive Knowledge Partner" where we intend to share with the global Islamic finance fraternity that given the global financial crisis after crisis, Islamic finance industry can be a solution provider for these turbulent times in the global financial market," said Mr. Thowfeek. Mr. Thowfeek is a chartered accountant by profession and an Islamic banker by practice. To date, he has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in setting up Islamic banks and Islamic financial institution from scratch and has become a 'specialist in setting up' Islamic banks and Islamic financial institutions. "To boost the Islamic banking and finance industry, the need of the hour is training, education and awareness and we at First Global Academy are passionate to 'build a new breed of Islamic bankers and Islamic finance specialists who can take this industry to yet another paradigm" said Muath Mubarak - Head of Corporate Strategy at FGA.

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Date:Oct 8, 2012
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