Malaysia c bk campaign to promote Islamic banking

MALAYSIA - Malaysia's central bank said 15 August that it will organise a week-long nationwide campaign to promote Islamic banking and insurance from 26 Oct to 2 Nov.

The campaign is aimed at increasing public awareness and boosting the volume of transactions in these sectors, Bank Negara said in a statement.

The central bank said this was in line with Malaysia's 10-year financial sector masterplan, which envisages the creation of a comprehensive Islamic financial system.

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