Kuwait Finance House, Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain) are the top sponsors of this year's Annual Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance 2006, organised by the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). The event, which has run for 8 years, is a leading industry forum. KFH-Bahrain are the Platinum sponsors of the event that is taking place from the 11 - 13 June 2006 at the Diplomat Hotel, Bahrain. During the three-day conference various topics will be presented and discussed by keynote speakers and Shari'a Scholars on the current trends, issues and challenges taking place in the area of Islamic banking and finance, and the dynamics of operating within an Islamic banking industry that is undergoing remarkable growth and transcending from local to global boundaries. Commenting on the event, Mr. Abdulhakeem AlKhayyat General Manager of KFH-Bahrain, said, "Being a leading Islamic commercial and investment bank, KFH-Bahrain is pleased to sponsor this prestigious event. The Bank continues to support conferences and events of this scale that bring to the forefront current key issues, trends and developments taking place within the Islamic banking and finance industry. Islamic finance professionals attending the conference will benefit tremendously, on many levels, and gain insights and experience from the scholars and pioneers of this industry."