The 15th Meeting of the COMCEC Financial Cooperation Working Group was held on April 6th, 2021, in a virtual-only format with the theme of “The Role of Islamic Finance in Supporting Microenterprises and SMEs against COVID-19”.

The representatives of  24 Member States, which have notified their focal points for the Financial Cooperation Working Group, attended the Meeting. The meeting was further attended by the representatives of the SESRIC, SMIIC, IsDB, CIBAFI, OIC Exchanges Forum, COMCEC Capital Markets Regulators Forum, OIC-COMCEC Central Banks Forum, Participation Banks Association of Turkey (TKBB), Ziraat Portföy, and COMCEC Coordination Office.

The Representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements, and challenges on improving the role of Islamic Finance in supporting SMEs against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Meeting has also considered the first case-country study along with the first draft of the research report prepared on the said theme

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