Mastercard Reinforces Commitment to Drive Financial Inclusion in Egypt through Payments Innovation

Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, is set to participate at the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Global Policy Forum 2017, which will take place in Sharm El Sheikh from 13-15 September. The company is also the Lead Sponsor of the Euromoney Egypt Conference 2017. Representing Mastercard at both forums will be Mr. Khalid Elgibali, Division President – Middle East and North Africa, who will discuss Egypt’s migration to cashless economy, as well as the Mastercard’s strategies to empower SMEs, drive e-commerce to further enable the country’s digital economy, spur innovation and drive financial inclusion.

“Egypt has taken significant steps in promoting financial inclusion and we are proud to take an active role in this transformation,” said Elgibali. “At Mastercard, we are committed to the Egyptian government and remain dedicated to collaborating with our partners to further develop the payments ecosystem and contribute towards achieving the objectives of the National Council for Payments.”