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Dar announces road map to promote Islamic financing - DAWN.com;

Dar announces road map to promote Islamic financing - DAWN.com

DAWN.comDar announces road map to promote Islamic financingDAWN.comKARACHI: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announced on Monday a road map for the promotion of Islamic financing. Addressing the World Islamic Finance Forum (WIFF), organised by the Institute of Business Administration-Centre for Excellence in Islamic ...and more »

Economy improving due to govt's wise policies: Dar - Aaj Tv (press release) (blog);

Economy improving due to govt's wise policies: Dar - Aaj Tv (press release) (blog)

Aaj Tv (press release) (blog)Economy improving due to govt's wise policies: DarAaj Tv (press release) (blog)Finance Minister Ishaq Dar says economy is moving in the right direction due to prudent policies of the government. The Finance Minister said Islamic banking system is transparent and expressed the resolve that Islamic economic system will be spread ...and more »

Dar optimistic about seven percent growth by fiscal year 2019 - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)

Dar optimistic about seven percent growth by fiscal year 2019Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said Monday that Pakistan's economy will achieve a 7 percent GDP growth by FY19 and will be ranked 18th among largest economies of the world by 2050. Addressing the inaugural session of the "World Islamic Finance Forum" ...and more »

Students of Islamic finance at College of Banking and Financial Studies visit Malaysia - MENAFN.COM;

Students of Islamic finance at College of Banking and Financial Studies visit Malaysia - MENAFN.COM

MENAFN.COMStudents of Islamic finance at College of Banking and Financial Studies visit MalaysiaMENAFN.COMOver three decades, the College of Banking and Financial Studies (CBFS) has been helping the financial services industry in Oman to meet its human resource development needs. Having redefined its vision and mission, the college is committed to ...and more »

Dar optimistic about seven percent growth by fiscal year 2019 - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)

Dar optimistic about seven percent growth by fiscal year 2019Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said Monday that Pakistan's economy will achieve a 7 percent GDP growth by FY19 and will be ranked 18th among largest economies of the world by 2050. Addressing the inaugural session of the "World Islamic Finance Forum" ...and more »

Need for Islamic Mode of Banking stressed - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog);

Need for Islamic Mode of Banking stressed - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)

Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)Need for Islamic Mode of Banking stressedBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)image LAHORE: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Deputy Governor Saeed Ahmed said on Sunday that there is a dire need to create awareness to promote Islamic Mode of Banking that is fast gaining grounds around the globe. Talking to LCCI Senior Vice ...and more »

Govt taking steps for promotion of Islamic banking: Dar - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog);

Govt taking steps for promotion of Islamic banking: Dar - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)

Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)Govt taking steps for promotion of Islamic banking: DarBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)image KARACHI: Federal Finance Minister Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar on Monday said the government was taking serious steps for promotion of Islamic banking in the country and urged the opposition parties to support such efforts. Prime Minister ...and more »

Dar optimistic about seven percent growth by fiscal year 2019 - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)

Dar optimistic about seven percent growth by fiscal year 2019Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said Monday that Pakistan's economy will achieve a 7 percent GDP growth by FY19 and will be ranked 18th among largest economies of the world by 2050. Addressing the inaugural session of the "World Islamic Finance Forum" ...and more »

As Rajan Departs, RBI Opens Door To Islamic Finance - BW Businessworld;

As Rajan Departs, RBI Opens Door To Islamic Finance - BW Businessworld

BW BusinessworldAs Rajan Departs, RBI Opens Door To Islamic FinanceBW BusinessworldThe Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed working with the government to introduce interest-free banking to tackle financial exclusion for religious reasons, potentially opening Islamic finance to the largest Muslim minority population in the world.and more »

IRTI, Thomson Reuters and IBA launch new study on the outlook of Islamic finance in Pakistan - CPI Financial

IRTI, Thomson Reuters and IBA launch new study on the outlook of Islamic finance in PakistanCPI FinancialThe Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, and Thomson Reuters in collaboration with the Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (CEIF) at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), today ...and more »

'Islamic banking has capacity of 40m people to explore in Pakistan' - Daily Times;

'Islamic banking has capacity of 40m people to explore in Pakistan' - Daily Times

Daily Times'Islamic banking has capacity of 40m people to explore in Pakistan'Daily TimesLAHORE: State Bank of Pakistan Deputy Governor Saeed Ahmed has said that there is a dire need to create awareness among people to promote Islamic mode of banking that is fast gaining grounds around the globe. According to the Global Islamic Finance ...and more »

Russian state banks get on the Islamic finance bandwagon - Al-Bawaba;

Russian state banks get on the Islamic finance bandwagon - Al-Bawaba

Al-BawabaRussian state banks get on the Islamic finance bandwagonAl-BawabaSberbank, the country's largest bank by assets, seeks to raise between $200M and $300M for a client this year via Islamic finance. (AFP/Andrey Smirnov). Follow >. Click here to add Commonwealth of Independent States as an alert. Click here to remove ...and more »

Students of Islamic finance at College of Banking and Financial Studies visit Malaysia - MENAFN.COM

Students of Islamic finance at College of Banking and Financial Studies visit MalaysiaMENAFN.COMOver three decades, the College of Banking and Financial Studies (CBFS) has been helping the financial services industry in Oman to meet its human resource development needs. Having redefined its vision and mission, the college is committed to ...and more »

WIFF highlights future roadmap of Islamic finance - Pakistan Observer

WIFF highlights future roadmap of Islamic financePakistan ObserverKarachi—The World Islamic Finance Forum has resolved to make Islamic Banking the ultimate banking solution for industries and individuals in Pakistan. The two-day World Islamic Finance Forum concluded here on Tuesday was addressed by the Chairman ...and more »

Islamic finance gets strong growth momentum in Russia - Gulf Times

Islamic finance gets strong growth momentum in RussiaGulf TimesCustomers exit a Sberbank branch in central Saint Petersburg, Russia. Three state-linked Russian banks – Vnesheconombank, Sberbank and Tatfondbank – have signed agreements with Saudi Arabia-based Islamic Development Bank to launch Islamic ...and more »

Students of Islamic finance at College of Banking and Financial Studies visit Malaysia - Muscat Daily;

Students of Islamic finance at College of Banking and Financial Studies visit Malaysia - Muscat Daily

Muscat DailyStudents of Islamic finance at College of Banking and Financial Studies visit MalaysiaMuscat DailyOver three decades, the College of Banking and Financial Studies (CBFS) has been helping the financial services industry in Oman to meet its human resource development needs. Having redefined its vision and mission, the college is committed to ...and more »

'Pakistan to become 18th largest economy by 2050' - Daily Times;

'Pakistan to become 18th largest economy by 2050' - Daily Times

Daily Times'Pakistan to become 18th largest economy by 2050'Daily TimesKARACHI: Pakistan to become 18th largest economy in the world by 2050 from its existing rank of 44th. The future growing economies includes are Nigeria, Indonesia, Malaysia and Pakistan. This was informed by the federal finance minister Ishaq Dar while ...and more »

WIFF ends with resolve to make Islamic banking 'ultimate banking solution' - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)

WIFF ends with resolve to make Islamic banking 'ultimate banking solution'Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)The two-day World Islamic Finance Forum (WIFF) concluded here Tuesday with the resolve to make Islamic banking the ultimate banking solution for economy, industries and individuals in Pakistan. The high-powered conference was organized by Centre for ...and more »

Dar optimistic about seven percent growth by fiscal year 2019 - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)

Dar optimistic about seven percent growth by fiscal year 2019Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said Monday that Pakistan's economy will achieve a 7 percent GDP growth by FY19 and will be ranked 18th among largest economies of the world by 2050. Addressing the inaugural session of the "World Islamic Finance Forum" ...and more »

RBI open to interest-free Islamic banking - domain-B

RBI open to interest-free Islamic bankingdomain-BThe Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed to work with the government to introduce interest-free banking to help realise the government's goal of financial inclusion by catering to the needs of the country's largest religious minority, Muslims ...and more »