Islamic Development Bank

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The Islamic Development Bank will host Transformers Summit 2019 in partnership with the Government of Senegal to explore the future of the world’s cities. Macky Sall, Youssou N’Dour and Forest Whitaker to join world’s top entrepreneurs changing the future of inclusive, safe and resilient cities at this year’s Transformers Summit in Dakar.
Manama, Bahrain, November 3, 2019: During the opening session of the 14th Annual Conference organized by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), the President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group H.E. Dr. Bandar Hajjar stated that “Islamic finance institutions should consider the untapped potential of Islamic Fintech and its likely role of catalyst to overcome current standardization challenges.”

Transformers Summit

Dakar, Senegal

The second Transformers Summit: Building Africa's inclusive, safe and resilient cities will take place on Monday 9th December in Dakar, Senegal. The IsDB’s annual Transformers Summit tackles the challenges remaining in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 11 (SDG 11): Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.