Dubai / Emirates Business
Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) has announced the opening of submissions for the fourth edition of the Islamic Economy Award (IEA 2016) that will be given away during The Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) in October 2016. Submissions for all eight award categories will close on July 31.
Launched in 2013 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Islamic Economy Award – a key DIEDC initiative – seeks to recognise sharia-compliant innovative, world-class business concepts that contribute to the social and economic welfare of the community. Considered an international benchmark in promoting best practices in Islamic economy, IEA is organized by Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre in cooperation with Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
His Excellency Essa Kazim, Secretary General of DIEDC said: “The upcoming fourth edition of the award marks the successful completion of three years of achievements of Dubai’s vision to emerge as the global capital of Islamic economy.
“Launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Islamic Economy initiative has been driven to great heights under the guidance and direction of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council. The world is today witnessing a tangible shift towards ethical and responsible investments that best articulate the sustainable goals of Islamic economy.”