MEEZA inks partnership deal with QDB to advance Qatar’s fintech ecosystem

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Qatar-based leading managed IT services and solutions provider, MEEZA has signed a partnership agreement with Qatar Development Bank (QDB) with the aim of contributing to the advancement of the fintech industry in the country.

MEEZA and QDB, through Qatar FinTech Hub (QFTH), intend to collaborate on joint initiatives relating to the fintech industry and foster a strong relationship as part of efforts to build a reliable fintech ecosystem in Qatar.

QFTH is a global fintech hub to support the development of the fintech industry in Qatar. QFTH works to facilitate collaboration among the participants and stakeholders of the fintech ecosystem and to develop meaningful local and global relationships that will advance the fintech vision.

Eng. Ahmad Abdulla Al Muslemani
Eng. Ahmad Abdulla Al Muslemani

“It’s a great privilege to collaborate with Qatar FinTech Hub in order to enhance Qatar’s fintech landscape. We believe that this memorandum of understanding will benefit not only our two organizations but also key players and stakeholders in the sector. This collaboration demonstrates our commitment to fostering well-established partnerships with various organizations in Qatar. We look forward to the fruitful implementation of the terms of the agreement for the advancement of Qatar’s economic outlook and in achieving the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030 and support the Qatar Digital Transformation Journey outcome-based learning environment that offers our students an insight into the types of environments they can expect to enter after graduation.”

According to the statement, “To bolster the collaboration, MEEZA and QDB have also signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will enable QFTH to explore further opportunities with MEEZA in the form of joint projects, and the two parties will co-operate with each other in areas of mutual interest, organize and supervise joint events that achieve the objectives of each party.”

The agreement will also enable QFTH to seek input and opinions from MEEZA on matters relating to the technology industry and invite MEEZA to participate in relevant events.

Mr. Abdulrahman Hesham al-Sowaidi, QDB acting CEO, said that, “Qatar Development Bank always supports efforts that will propel economic growth in Qatar. This memorandum of understanding with MEEZA is another step towards creating an empowering environment for experts to share experience and collaborate on financial technology services, further enabling us to build a robust and dynamic Fintech ecosystem in Qatar.”

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