ISLAMABAD (APP) - Pakistan plans to expand its Shariah-compliant banking industry and attract more investors from the Gulf by boosting sales of 'Sukuk bills. Spokesman State Bank of Pakistan Syed Wasimuddin told gulf news that Pakistan is seeking to sell sukuk maturing in a year or less in the domestic market in the quarter ending Sept. He said Islamic banks and Shariah-compliant mutual funds are dry in terms of investment opportunities. Securities of less than one-year maturity and Islamic inter bank lending will attract local and foreign investors. We will participate in the auction. he said.