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Disruptive Change:
Impact and Challenges

November 23rd, 2017

13th WIEF Enables Businesses, Countries and Communities to Tap Opportunities Presented by Disruptive Change

Highest-ever commercial impact, inaugural global alumni network and targeted programmes for diverse communities make this the strongest-ever edition  Sarawak, Malaysia, 23 November: The 13th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) closed today on a high, delivering long-lasting impact across businesses, countries and communities, and paving the way for a successful next edition. Centred on the theme […]

Kuching Statement on the 13th WIEF

23 November 2017, Kuching, Malaysia The 13th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) with the theme, “Disruptive Change: Impact and Challenges” was held in Kuching on 21-23 November 2017. The Forum was held against a backdrop of geopolitical turbulence, refugee crises, impact of populist policies, uncertain fate of multilateral agreements including on climate change and international […]

November 22nd, 2017

WIEF Announces Network to Connect 17,000 Alumni Members Across 150 Countries to Drive Always-on Collaboration

Network serves to connect captains of industry and professionals across the diverse sectors of technology, Islamic finance, logistics, tourism and halal food Sarawak, Malaysia, 22 November: WIEF today announced its inaugural alumni network, connecting 17,000 WIEF alumni members across its 13 editions in an effort to create a global community of leaders and thinkers who […]

November 21st, 2017

Speech By YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Hj Abd Razak Prime Minister Of Malaysia At The 13th World Islamic Economic Forum (Wief) Opening Session

21 NOVEMBER 2017 (TUESDAY), 9.00 AM BORNEO CONVENTION CENTRE KUCHING, SARAWAK   The Honourable Datuk Patinggi (Dr.) Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg, Chief Minister of Sarawak; The Honourable Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Founder Patron, WIEF Foundation; The Honourable Tun Musa Hitam, Chairman, WIEF Foundation; Distinguished Leaders, Excellencies, Ladies and […]

16 MoUs Amounting to Over USD$2.5billion Sealed During the 13th WIEF

Over 2,500 Participants Comprising World Leaders and Captains of Industry Converge at the 13th World Islamic Economic Forum to Distil Impacts and Challenges of Disruptive Change Sarawak, Malaysia, 21 November: Over 2,500 participants including world leaders and captains of industry gathered at the 13th edition of World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) today. The Forum was […]

October 25th, 2017

Jokowi lawat Kuching bulan depan (Bahasa Melayu)

Presiden Indonesia Joko Widodo atau Jokowi dijadual berada di Kuching, Sarawak selama dua hari bermula 21 hingga 22 November depan. Jokowi dijangka menghadiri Mesyuarat Perundingan Tahunan Malaysia – Indonesia bersama Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

September 20th, 2017

Steve Wozniak Apple Inc Co-Founder Speaks of Disruptive Change at the 13th World Islamic Economic Forum

Sarawak, Malaysia plays host to world leaders and captains of industry to unlock next phase of collaboration and growth during times of disruptive change.

August 1st, 2017

His Excellency Dr Saad Eddine El Othmani is Invited to the 13th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) in Malaysia (French)

Chefs d’État, dirigeants des différentes branches de l’industries et dirigeants d’institutions seront reunis lors de cet événement annuel afin de renforcer davantage le commerce international et la cooperation entre les économies musulmanes et non musulmanes à travers le monde

His Excellency Dr Saad Eddine El Othmani is Invited to the 13th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) in Malaysia (Arabic)

يجتمع في هذه المناسبة السنوية رؤساء الدول وقادة الصناعات والمؤسسات لتعزيز التجارة الدولية والتعاون بين الإقتصادات الإسلامية وغير الإسلامية حول العالم.

His Excellency Dr Saad Eddine El Othmani is Invited to the 13th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) in Malaysia

Heads of states, leaders of industries and institutions are to congregate at the annual event to further strengthen international trade and collaboration amongst Muslim and non-Muslim economies around the world.

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