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Poverty alleviation requires multiple policy interventions and financial inclusion is just one, says Kehoe
The EU Commission has recommended visa-free travel for the citizens of Georgia and Ukraine. But the abolition of visa requirements does not mean immediate unlimited travel.
Reliance on smart cards will significantly contribute to the development of the economy, and with every EGP 1bn paid with smart cards, the gross domestic product (GDP) increases by 1%, Mahfouz continued in statements last week.
The campaign will run from 1 January to 1 February 2016
Visa, a global payments technology company, announced its partnership with Cairo ICT, the largest communications and information technology conference in Egypt, to showcase how innovation is driving financial inclusion around the world
North Africa region witnesses the most cooperation between Visa and its states’ governments, says Ayoub
The project of promoting financial awareness for the payrolls programme, conducted by Visa in cooperation with EBI, comes as support and to assert on that governmental orientation
Bank’s net profits jump 55.7% in H1 compared to same period in preceding year
Around 6.5 public employees will be offered this service
By Thomas Doherty President Al-Sisi has repeatedly emphasised the importance of the tourism sector. The head of the Egyptian Tourist Authority Samy Mahmoud said he wants to target the Asian and Russian markets, and the former head of the Federation of Tourism Chambers Elhamy Elzayat has called for more investment in tourist infrastructure. Tourism will …
The number of tourists from Russia last year made up to 3.2 million tourists, compared to 2.4 million the year before.
Religious tourism is the main activity for more than 2,000 companies since 25 January Revolution, due to tourism regression
Five winners will be selected over a five-week period
“My cousin, born and raised in Egypt, went to study abroad and can’t come back,” says Ahmed
Nearly 5,000 Palestinians live in poverty in Sharqeya governorate
However, what was actually stated is that visa halt for individual tourists will affect tourism income to Egypt for the current year, and that individual tourists account for 40% of the total tourism income.
Samsung Pay is designed to enable secure payments for a range of connected devices, says Visa
250,000 legal workers in Libya, insistence to travel despite security unrest
Egypt strives to reduce negative effects of rouble devaluation on tourist inflows from Russia
Consular department claims that Dunne did not have the correct visa for entry
Announcement comes after fundraising drive surpassed target
Oscar-nominated production team forced to relocate new film to Jordan
The exhibition will host the first forum on online payments and financial inclusion entitled “PAFIX”, while top players from companies, banks, and financial institutions in the Arab world and Africa will take part.
MENA top region for total volume of prepaid card usage with 82.6% growth in the last year, says Sumit Tyagi
Expatriate Egyptians acquiring visas through VFS Tasheel say the company is overcharging for visas, frequently asking for as much as EGP 25 just to obtain a number to stand in queues for services.
Mobile phones are crucial to Visa’s Egypt strategy and their use in making payments is a pillar of Visa’s holistic financial strategy, according to Tariq El-Husseini, North and West Africa Visa General Manager. El-Husseini said that the financial usage of mobile phones in Egypt has so far been limited to transferring funds from one person …
Ruling coincides with expressions of concern from international human rights groups over human rights in Egypt, including refugees’ rights
Arab Tourism Organisation and Tourism Promotion Authority signs protocol of cooperation to establish training programme to raise e-marketing capabilities
Cooperation with financial services provider aims to increase tourism to Egypt by enhancing internet bookings
The Ministry of Tourism is imposing the fee for six months to prop up the sector, which collected 43% less revenue during the first quarter of 2014 than it did during the same period in 2013