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Singapore Senior Minister lends patronage to 6th IFSB Summit

Date posted: 26 March 2009

Kuala Lumpur, March 26, 2009 – Singapore Senior Minister, Mr. Goh Chok Tong confirmed his patronage of the 6th Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) Summit which will be held on 5 – 8 May 2009 at the Shangri-La Singapore. The Summit, which the Monetary Authority of Singapore is hosting, is themed "The Future of Islamic Financial Services". Mr. Goh Chok Tong is Senior Minister in the Singapore Cabinet. He is also the Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, which is the central bank of Singapore and a Full and Council member of the IFSB.

The 6th IFSB Summit will be a four-day event. The two-day Summit, held on 7 & 8 May 2009, is preceded by the following two Pre-Summit events:
1.  5th May 2009: Public Hearing on IFSB Exposure Drafts (ED) 8, 9 and 10

  • ED8        : Guiding Principles on Governance for Islamic Insurance (Takâful) Operations
  • ED9        : Conduct of Business for Institutions offering Islamic Financial Services (IIFS)
  • ED10      : Guiding Principles on Sharî`ah Governance System
    ** Documents are downloadable from the IFSB website

 2.  6th May 2009: IFSB Country Showcases

  • Malaysia Country Showcase
  • Korea Country Showcase

For more information on the Summit, please visit www.ifsbsingapore2009.com

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