Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai – in pictures

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, the Crown Prince of Dubai, attends the Opening Ceremony of the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016. Reem Mohammed / The National

Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

Mohammed Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Future Federal Government of the UAE, and Chairman of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre, at the Opening Ceremony of the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016. Reem Mohammed / The National

Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

Tirad Mahmoud, Group chief executive of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, left, Chiara Appendino, Mayor of the City of Turin and Ali Al Nuaimi, Senior Nuclear Professional and Member of the Emirates Youth Council, at the first plenary Session of the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016. Reem Mohammed / The National


Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

Tirad Mahmoud, Group chief executive of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, left, Chiara Appendino, Mayor of the City of Turin and Ali Al Nuaimi, Senior Nuclear Professional and Member of the Emirates Youth Council, at the first plenary session of the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016. Under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, the two-day summit is organised by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Center. Reem Mohammed / The National

Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

Tirad Mahmoud, Group chief executive of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, talks to the press at the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016. Reem Mohammed / The National

Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

An Audience member asks a question at the first plenary session of the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016. Reem Mohammed / The National

Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

Obaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs in the Federal Government of the UAE, attends the Opening Ceremony of the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016. Under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, the two-day summit is organised by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Center. Reem Mohammed / The National

Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

Tayeb Al Rais, Secretary General of Awqaf and Minor Affairs, Clare Woodcraft, chief executive of Emirates Foundation, left, and Maysa Jalbout, chief executive of Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, at the second plenary session of the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016, “Philanthropy in the Muslim world: harnessing the abundance of under utilised capital for social development.” Reem Mohammed / The National

Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

Tayeb Al Rais,Secretary General of Awqaf and Minor Affairs, attended a press conference at the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016. Reem Mohammed / The National

Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

Clare Woodcraft, chief executive of Emirates Foundation, left, and Maysa Jalbout, chief executive of Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, at the second plenary session of the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016. Reem Mohammed / The National

Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of The Republic of Mauritius, at the Opening Ceremony of the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016. Reem Mohammed / The National

Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

Moderator Axel Threlfall, left, Editor At Large at Reuters, Dr Adnan Chilwan, Group chief executive of Dubai Islamic Bank, Azmi Omar, Director General of IRTI, and Hassan Al Damluji, Head of Middle East Relations of Bill and Melinda Gates, speak at the third plenary Session of the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016, “Is blended finance the solution to the funding requirements of sustainable development goals?” Reem Mohammed / The National

Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

Audience members attend the second plenary Session of the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016, “Philanthropy in the Muslim world: harnessing the abundance of under utilised capital for social development.” Reem Mohammed / The National

Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar, Chief Executive Officer of DIEDC, attends a press conference at the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016. Under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, the two-day summit is organised by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Center. Reem Mohammed / The National

Global Islamic Economy Summit gets under way in Dubai - in pictures

Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, attends the Opening Ceremony of the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016. Reem Mohammed / The National

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