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

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

    KARACHI: 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 »

  • Govt to tap Islamic banking liquidity for infrastructure developments - The News International

    Govt to tap Islamic banking liquidity for infrastructure developments - The News International;

    KARACHI: The government has a desire to utilise the surplus liquidity of the Islamic banks to fund the infrastructure development in the country, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said on Monday. “There has been an instruction from the finance ministry that ...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;

    LAHORE: 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 »

  • Explainer: Deconstructing Islamic Finance & what it means for us - Moneycontrol.com

    Explainer: Deconstructing Islamic Finance & what it means for us - Moneycontrol.com;

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said it will work with the government to introduce interest-free banking, as part of its efforts to improve financial inclusion. Moneycontrol tries to answer some of the commonly asked questions relating to Islamic ...and more »

  • Finally, India decides to join flourishing 'Islamic Banking Club' - ummid.com

    Finally, India decides to join flourishing 'Islamic Banking Club' - ummid.com;

    Mumbai: India's central bank 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 »

  • Study reveals steady growth in Pakistan's finance sector - Mehr News Agency - English Version

    Study reveals steady growth in Pakistan's finance sector - Mehr News Agency - English Version;

    TEHRAN, Sep. 06 (MNA) – A study launched by IRTI, Thomson Reuters and IBA has shown that Pakistan's Islamic finance sector continues its steady growth. The study on the Outlook of Islamic Finance in Pakistan said the banking sector is growing and ...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);

    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 »

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

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

    KARACHI: 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 »

  • SBP deputy governor for promotion of Islamic banking - The News International

    SBP deputy governor for promotion of Islamic banking - The News International;

    State Bank of Pakistan Deputy Governor Saeed Ahmed has said there is a dire need to create awareness to promote Islamic mode of banking that is fast gaining grounds around the globe. Talking to the LCCI Senior Vice-President Almas Hyder, State Bank of ...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;

    Over 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 »