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Quote of the week:   Abdulaziz Fahad Al Jouf - Founder & CEO of PayTabs “In the Middle East, FinT
December 24 · Issue #66 · View online
Quote of the week: 
 Abdulaziz Fahad Al Jouf - Founder & CEO of PayTabs
“In the Middle East, FinTech will emerge as one of the strongest sectors of the economy. Saudi Arabia’s 2030 vision, which aims to reduce the dependency on oil revenues and diversify the economy by empowering small and medium enterprises, has opened up more opportunities for FinTech.” 

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M&A Activity
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