DirectRooms – Langkawi Conference Highlights Key Issues To Islamic Economics And Finance
Released on: November 11, 2010, 5:15 am
DirectRooms.com reveals Malaysia’s Langkawi will be hosting a
unique conference dedicated to the latest developments in Islamic
economics, financial issues and banking.
The Langkawi International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance (LIFE 2010)
is now in its second year and will act as a platform for members of the industry to
discuss recent topics and share ideas while dealing with challenges faced by
The conference has called for submissions of academic papers to address the question
of how sustainable development in Muslim countries can be achieved through economic
policies in respect of Maqasid al-Shari’ah.
Maqasid in Arabic stands for goals or purpose and related to al-Shari’ah there are
five of these Maqasid which include maintaining religion, life, lineage, intellect
and property. Attendees to the event will be able to hear the opinions of key
members of the industry who will be speaking at the conference about processes and
policies that need to be established to achieve the foundational goals.
Also under review at the event will be how monetary policy can be utilised to
achieve successful results in a system that follows Maqasid al-Shari’ah. Attendees
staying in a hotel Langkawi can hear all of the latest news when the conference takes place from
13th to 15th December 2010.
Lek Boonlert, marketing head at DirectRooms.com commented: “The conference is a time
for leading industry members to get together and discuss research and share ideas.
Hotel rooms around the dates of the conference will see an increase in demand and
delegates are therefore advised to book well in advance.”
DirectRooms is an independent discount hotel reservations company based in Asia.
Established and online since 2000 with over 50,000 hotels worldwide.
For further information please contact Lek Boonlert:
Tel: + 66 (0)76 241 145
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