09.05.2013 - SECP constitutes Shariah Advisory Board
Considering the fact that Islamic finance is growing in the country with total assets of Islamic finance institutions hovering near a trillion rupees, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) established a central advisory board to guide their transactions in accordance with the principles of Shariah. In a press statement issued on Wednesday, the SECP said that considering the need for Islamic Financial Institutions and Islamic Capital Markets to innovate and operate within the purview of Shariah principles and to ensure aforesaid organisationís business dealing were in line with Islamic principles, the equity market watchdog deemed it necessary to have a Shariah Advisory Board...............................................Full Article: Source
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