Pakistan says Islamic banking won't hit accords

Military ruler General Pervez Musharraf said on Feb. 12, 2001 that Pakistan's plans to introduce interest-free Islamic banking would not affect the country's international financial dealings and accords.A government statement quoted him as giving the assurance in a speech to a fiscal conference in Islamabad while naming a new committee to study how to implement a Supreme Court ruling to abolish interest, or "riba", from banking by June 30, 2001. A Supreme Court ruling in December 1999 called

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account