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Global Center of Financial Technology in Qatar

21 Jul, 2020 12:00 AMAl Raya NewspaperIntended Audience
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Mr. Abdulaziz bin Nasser Al Khalifa, CEO of Qatar Development Bank, confirmed that the Bank is making tremendous efforts to establish a global financial technology center in Qatar, in partnership with Qatar Central Bank and Qatar Financial Center, noting that initiatives such as Smart Digital transformation in Qatar, its National Vision 2030, and FIFA World Cup 2022, will harness technology and utilize it in promising ways, pointing out that the country's drive is to build and develop a knowledge-based economy.

This came during Al Khalifa's participation in the Asia Blockchain Summit 2020, which was held online for the first time, with the participation of more than 200 speakers and 800 investors, in the presence of entrepreneurs from leading startups in this field, financial services providers, and academic institutions.

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