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26052009020Last week we facilitated a meeting between Muslim organisations and the organisers of the Commonwealth Games. Particularly fascinating for me was Gordon Arthur’s stated intention to engage the countries of the Commonwealth like never before.

He also said he hoped to use the excitement behind the games to get people to work together better than they had before, leaving a legacy of good relationships after they fold up in 2014.

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My dispatch from the final day of the World Islamic Economic Forum is Iqbal Khan’s speech on the global financial crisis. He is one of the most inspiring individuals I have met. I’ve got a propensity to like people that have strong principles, but also manage to carry them out successfully in reality. He’s one of the top Islamic bankers around, is full of knowledge and wisdom, and as CEO of Fajr Capital, a highly successful entrepreneur to boot.

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