East Africa to gather for second event in push to develop region’s nascent Islamic Economy

East Africa to gather for second event in push to develop region’s nascent Islamic Economy

The second East Africa Islamic Economy Summit (EAIFS) comes at a critical time when some nations in the region need to diversify their debt and investor portfolios, Summit Director Agnes Gitau told Salaam Gateway. In a challenging global economic and political environment, Gitau says investors everywhere, particularly from Europe and North America, are likely to hold back.