According to diplomats, the Saudi Binladin Group, founded by Osama bin laden's father, is planning an investment in Indonesia to grow basmati rice. (Rich countries launch great land grab)
The Binladin group is planning to invest some Rp14 trillion ($1.53 billion) in Southeast Sulawesi.
Prof. Dr. La Ode Masihu Kamaluddin, chief adviser to the regional governor on investment and trade, said that a Memorandum of Understanding had been signed by the regional government and Bin Laden Group in Jakarta on August 14 2008.
Bin Laden Group was represented by head of the Middle East Foodstuff Consortium, Hasan Mohammad Bin Laden (a brother of Osama bin Laden).
The signing took place at the office of the chief adviser for President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono for Middle East issues, Alwi Shihab. ( Saudi Arabia’s Bin Laden Group)
The Saudi Binladin (or Binladen) Group is a multinational construction conglomerate and holding company for the assets owned by the bin Laden family, headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Jersey is one of the Channel islands.
According to Inter Press Service (5 April 2007)
BCCI was the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, which the CIA used "to run guns to Hussein, finance Osama bin Laden, move money in the illegal Iran-Contra operation and carry out other 'agency' black ops." Khalid bin Mahfouz was on the board of BCCI.
In 1992, Khalid bin Mahfouz established the Muwafaq ('Blessed Relief') Foundation in the Channel Islands.
The U.S. Treasury Department called it “an al Qaeda front that receives funding from wealthy Saudi businessmen.”
Reportedly, millions of dollars were transferred to Osama bin Laden through Blessed Relief.
An audit of the Defendant National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia in the mid-1990s, which was then run by Khalid bin Salim bin Mahfouz, "reveals the transfer of $3 million for Osama bin Laden that traveled from the accounts of wealthy Saudi businessmen to Blessed Relief." (Yassin Al-Kadi - 9/11 Encyclopedia)
The bin Laden family and the Bush family have had investments in the Carlyle Group. (http://911review.org/Sept11Wiki/Bush1-Carlyle-BinLaden-Ties.shtml)
Carlyle holds its stake in defence firm QinetiQ through various special-purpose vehicles registered in the Channel Islands. (http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/story/0,3604,1579753,00.htm)