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‘Indonesia celebrates listing of Dh22b sukuk in Nasdaq Dubai’


Bambang Bodjonegoro, the Indonesian Minister of Finance, yesterday rang the market-opening bell to celebrate the...


Bambang Bodjonegoro, the Indonesian Minister of Finance, yesterday rang the market-opening bell to celebrate the listing on Nasdaq Dubai of the largest sovereign Sukuk issuance in Dubai valued at $6 billion (Dh22 billion), issued by the Indonesian government under its Trust Certificate Issuance Programme since 2012. Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, UAE Cabinet Affairs Minister and Chairman of the Board, Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC), said the listing by the Indonesian government of the Sukuk in Dubai is a milestone in the drive that Dubai started several years ago to become the capital of the Islamic Economy globally, in line with the vision, directions and guidance of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum who has emphasised from the beginning that Dubai should become the leader of this economic sector globally within a very short period.

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Gulf News, Khaleej Times, Zawya


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