Earlier this year in January, 2017, the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) announced the launch of its refreshed strategy for 2017-2021 under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of Dubai Executive Council and General Supervisor of the Dubai: Capital of Islamic Economy initiative.
Making the announcement, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan said: “For a strategy to truly succeed, it should first and foremost equip people with the skills needed for its implementation. It is crucial to empower young talent with the latest advancements in knowledge and technology as well as with the ethical foundations that Islamic economy incorporates”.
In order to articulate His Highness Sheikh Hamdan vision of successful strategy, the International Center of Islamic Economy (ICIE) submitted four initiatives, which were approved as a part of the refreshed strategy of 2017-2021 for Dubai: Capital of Islamic Economy initiative.
There upon, the Center made valuable contribution by signing partnership agreement with Institute of Knowledge and Leadership to build and deliver the “Leaders in Islamic Economy” Program, which is one of the four approved initiatives.
The partnership was signed at DAFZA Business Centre by Mr. Sultan Al Howymel, Chief Executive Officer of ICIE and Mr. Ibrahim Hasan Murad, Owner of Institute of Knowledge and Leadership, in the presence of senior officials and managers from both sides.