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Talat Zaki Hafiz

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TheSpace: Saudi shift toward cashless society paying e-dividends

One of the main objectives of the Financial Sector Development Program is to reduce the amount of cash being used in the Kingdom by developing the national finance infrastructure to allow a transition to an electronic payment environment.

March 12, 2020

Saudi shift toward cashless society paying e-dividends

One of the main objectives of the Financial Sector Development Program (FSDP) is to reduce the amount of cash being used in the Kingdom by developing the national finance infrastructure to allow a transition to an electronic payment environment.

March 12, 2020

Saudi housing sector flourishes thanks to Vision 2030

For more than 25 years, the housing sector in Saudi Arabia has faced challenges such as inadequacy and enormous gaps between supply and demand.

February 28, 2020

Saudi women tops in World Bank study

Wide-ranging reforms have given Saudi women the lead when it comes to improved economic opportunities, according to a World Bank Women, Business and the Law (WBL) report.
The study looked at reforms in 190 countries targeting restrictions on women’s work options.

January 27, 2020

Saudi Aramco lives up to its reputation as the best performing company

The initial public offering (IPO) of Saudi Aramco undoubtedly qualifies to be called the biggest business event of 2019.

January 02, 2020

SAMA: Moving fast on the road to a cashless society

The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) says that electronic payments for the retail sector amounted to more than 36 percent of all payments available, including cash, in the Kingdom by the end of July 2019.

December 16, 2019