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Peer Group Dialogue Series: Sukuk as Instruments for Government Funding and Development
June 3, 2014Washington, D.C.

Debt managers from Brazil, Egypt, Hungary, Kenya, Malaysia, Morocco, Pakistan, Peru, Romania, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey and Uruguay met to discuss the use of sukuk as instruments for government funding and development.

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This meeting was part of a peer group dialogue series from the Government Bond Market Development Program, a World Bank Group initiative that supports the development of local currency bond markets to increase developing countries’ attractiveness for domestic and foreign investment. The dialogues provide policy-makers with a virtual forum for sharing experiences and expertise on debt market related issues. The discussions are conducted via audio conference and a web-based meeting tool.

Note: The Government Bond Market Development Program incorporates the countries and activities from the Global Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Program (Gemloc).