A top Malaysian businesswoman has expressed high hopes from the Istanbul Finance Center, an upcoming project that will add to the growing dominance of Turkey’s commercial capital.

The project, expected to to be completed as of early 2022, will serve as a global hub for financial systems and non-banking financial methods including Islamic finance.

Farah Jaafar-Crossby, CEO of Malaysia’s Labuan International Business and Financial Center, told Anadolu Agency in an interview that the Istanbul center could be a role model for Islamic finance because it sits in the middle of Asia, Europe and the Middle East

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