Doha Bank & Mastercard to shape payments landscape in Qatar

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Doha Bank and Mastercard have entered into a long-term strategic partnership to maintain the bank’s leadership in customer service and innovative payment solutions.

The move aligns with Doha Bank’s ‘Himma’ roadmap that aims to redefine how it operates and serves its clients. The landmark collaboration is one of the largest deals of its kind in Qatar, reaffirming the bank’s status as a key player in the country’s financial sector.

The agreement was finalized in record time, marking the shared vision of the two parties for promoting the adoption of digital payments.

In addition to expanding the size of its business in the field of cards and digital payments, Doha Bank will benefit from Mastercard’s expertise in the field of digital solutions to support the strategic transformation process at Doha Bank. This strategic partnership will contribute to consolidating the leading position of Doha Bank’s cards in the country.

Doha Bank’s Group CEO, Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Fahad Al Thani stated that, “Doha Bank is committed to playing a pivotal role in achieving the objectives of the Third Financial Sector Strategic Plan as part of Qatar National Vision 2030. Our forward-looking partnership with Mastercard is a part of our contentious continuous efforts to reshaping the country’s payments landscape providing the best benefits and solutions to the various segments of our customers.”

“At Mastercard, we are focused on driving payments innovation, accelerating digital transformation, and boosting financial inclusion across the globe. As one of the region’s most dynamic economies with a robust and positive outlook, Qatar is an integral part of our growth strategy. This long-term partnership with Doha Bank will be a key milestone for the country’s ambitious digital future as we help unlock new opportunities for its people,” said Dimitrios Dosis, President, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, Mastercard.

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