If we can increase the share of Islamic finance for the world, countries can benefit - and certainly, Malaysia can benefit from that.
Our strength in finance has led us to set up an international financial centre with medium and long-term objectives, especially to develop Islamic financial and insurance services.
An 'Islamic economy' or 'Islamic finance' doesn't mean anything to me. But I do think that in the multi-polar world, it is time to find new partners, to find a new balance in the economic order. And this could help you to find an alternative way forward.
Inflation is taxation without legislation.
But foremost, I do not subscribe to the view that Islamic culture and democracy cannot be reconciled.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan