Banking industry needs to deliver wider services, says Pakistan deputy

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Kazi Abdul Muktadir, a deputy governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, on October 9 described Pakistan as the "fastest growing branchless banking market in the world" and disclosed new targets aimed at promoting further financial inclusion.

Speaking at a press club in Karachi, Muktadir outlined plans to guarantee "banking for all". The central bank has now made it compulsory for banks to open 20% of their new branches in rural and under-served areas, he said, while branchless banking is

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