Pakistan to move away from interest-based banking system

Islamabad: In a sudden decision, the Pakistan government on Wednesday announced that it will move ahead to establish an interest-free, Islamic banking system and withdraw in the coming days appeals filed against it in the Supreme Court, according to a media report. This was announced by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday, Samaa TV reported. In a televised statement, Dar said that in recent years, the progress on imposing an