The Dubai: Capital of Islamic Economy Strategy was launched in early 2013 under the directive of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Establishing Islamic economy as a key pillar of Dubai’s strategic growth, the Strategy continues to contribute to diversifying the robust UAE economy through developing the vibrant sector that is rapidly transforming Dubai into the global capital of Islamic economy.



In 2013, under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai and General Supervisor of the Dubai: Capital of Islamic Economy initiative, DIEDC launched its Strategy that focuses on long-term impact. The main objective of the strategy is to drive the growth of the Islamic economy sectors on a local, regional and global scale, and to set a benchmark for the Islamic economic system worldwide.


Economic Pillars

Enabling PILLARS

Strategic Stakeholders