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Arif Amiri (Chief Executive Officer, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Authority) commentin
January 6 · Issue #124 · View online
Arif Amiri (Chief Executive Officer, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Authority) commenting on hosting the 6th annual International Finance Corporation (IFC) FinTech CEO Summit:

“We are pleased to be working with the IFC to bring their FinTech CEO Summit to Dubai. It reflects the importance of FinTech sector in the region and how it is increasingly becoming a key pillar in the future of financial services. The potential that this sector has for greater financial inclusion in the region is unprecedented, and we have taken in it on ourselves at DIFC to ensure that this potential is unlocked. DIFC will continue to work with partners to enhance our ecosystem, allowing for more cohesive innovation and entrepreneurship culture to be instilled across the region.”

Paulo de Bolle (Senior Director, Financial Institutions Group, IFC) commenting on hosting the 6th annual International Finance Corporation (IFC) FinTech CEO Summit with the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC):

“IFC has been investing in the FinTech industry for over a decade, it is a powerful force transforming the financial landscape, opening up new markets, and putting banking and services in the hands of unreached millions worldwide. We are delighted to be holding our first overseas IFC FinTech CEO Summit in Dubai, a fantastic crossroads and meeting point for our delegates who have come from a diverse range of companies and countries to share their perspectives, knowledge and experience.”

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