Building a Solid Platform for a New Era of Development and Growth

Announcing Al Mal Bank as Platinum Partner of
the 4th Annual World Islamic Infrastructure Finance Conference

Al Mal Bank announces today that it will be a Platinum Sponsor of the 4th Annual World Islamic Infrastructure Finance Conference (WIIFC 2009), which will be held in Qatar on the 3rd November 2009. Building on the huge success of the conference in previous years, the 4th Annual WIIFC 2009 sets the stage for critical discussions amidst the challenging global economic scenario as players in both the public and private sector consider alternative options to raise finance for vital infrastructure projects - seeking to kick-start a new wave of growth.

"New opportunities are opening up for leading Islamic financial institutions and Al Mal Bank becoming a platinum partner of WIIFC 2009 signifies the importance of the event in bringing industry players together to explore innovative new solutions for mobilising Islamic finance for complex infrastructure development projects"

David McLean, the Managing Director of MEGA
the owners of the WIIFC brand

WIIFC 2009 Keynote address by
HE Yousef Hussain Kamal
Minister of Economy & Finance - State of Qatar
Chairman - Qatar Financial Centre Authority
Qatar - The Dynamic Host of the 4th Annual WIIFC
With an infrastructure that is rapidly developing and with favourable risk ratings, Qatar has shown great resilience in turbulent times. With a robust double-digit real GDP growth rate projected by the IMF, Qatar continues to attract investors and the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has issued over 100 licenses to date to banks such as Barclays, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley, as well as to insurers and brokers including AXA, Marsh, and Zurich.

hy is WIIFC the world's most important gathering for
Islamic project finance leaders?
  • An opportunity to assess the latest developments and opportunities for the next generation of Islamic finance structures in Qatar, the region, and internationally;
  • From energy to transportation infrastructure: Determine which sectors are showing real resilience in this economic downturn;
  • Explore how Islamic and conventional banks can more effectively collaborate to deliver effective financing solutions to project developers;
  • Network with the 200+ key decision-makers representing key government agencies, developers, and banking & investment institutions from across the world