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Indonesia banks on syariah finance boom

It will educate the public and establish an Islamic finance committee to better manage the sector

This file photo taken on Aug 25, 2015 shows an employee of BRI Syariah bank managing bundle of Indonesian Rupiah bank notes in Jakarta.


INDONESIAN teacher Nina Ramadhaniah hopes for "blessings from Allah" by opening a syariah bank account. She is the sort of pious customer that the world's most-populous Muslim-majority country is praying for as it launches an Islamic finance drive.

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