Far afield once more, Tom is speaking to the 13th Annual World Islamic Banking Conference in the Kingdom of Bahrain, an island nation in the Persian Gulf, the smallest Arab country. If you would like to get the PPTs, you can download them here:
XAlways, World Islamic Banking Conference, Bahrain
XAlways Long, World Islamic Banking Conference, Bahrain
[Photo above: Your $3 a gallon gas at work: Construction in Bahrain. See more at Flickr.]
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