Dr Muhammad Uzair, renowned economist, scholar passes away

KARACHI: Dr Muhammad Uzair, renowned educationist, economist and research scholar passed away peacefully on Wednesday. He was 90 years of age.

He was widely regarded as the pioneer of interest-free banking and author of several books and articles on a range of subjects.

Dr Uzair was associated with Institute of Business Administration. He also headed IACP besides serving banks and DFIs at senior management positions.

He also served as Additional Secretary to Ministry of Finance. Dr Uzair was awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz for his services to nation.

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