Hong Kong On Islamic Banking Track
should be no doubt about our determination to establish a platform for
Islamic finance in Hong Kong," Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)
Deputy Chief Eddie Yue told a forum on Islamic finance, reported
Bernama news agency. "Our priority is to push ahead with the development of an Islamic bond market," he explained.
2. Hong Kong
Leung Lai-fun - Project of City University
Are Muslims in Hong Kong more Marginalized after Septermber 11?
Islam in Hong Kong
is practiced in Hong Kong by somewhere between 20,000 and 100,000
Muslims. The majority are Hui people (Chinese Muslim), with the rest
mainly from Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Middle Eastern
and African countries. Four principal masjids are used daily for
prayers. The oldest is the Shelley Street Masjid on Hong Kong Island,
which was built in the 1840s and rebuilt in 1915. |